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magistrate

Edited by T. F. Hoad

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

Published in print January 1996 | ISBN: 9780192830982
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191727153
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officer concerned with the administration of laws XIV; justice of the peace XVII. — L. magistrātus magistracy, magistrate, f. magistr-

Reference Entry.  34 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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