Recognitor

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Recognitor (Law) One of a jury impaneled on an assize.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n recognitor In law, one of a jury impaneled on an assize: so called because they acknowledge a disseizin by their verdict. The recognitor was a witness rather than a juror in the modern sense.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Usage

In literature:

This procedure used twelve recognitors selected by the sheriff.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
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