Custos rotulorum

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Custos rotulorum (Eng. Law) the principal justice of the peace in a county, who is also keeper of the rolls and records of the sessions of the peace.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
LL., keeper of the rolls

Usage

In literature:

Z., Esquire, but not justice of the Peace nor Custos Rotulorum.
"Confessions of an English Opium-Eater" by Thomas De Quincey
CUSTOS ROTULORUM (L.), keeper of the rolls.
"Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)" by Various
That the Lords of the Treasury, and Custos Rotulorum, (Our high displeasure dreading) will not dare to whisper No.
"The Newcastle Song Book" by Various
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