Definition of Apparitor

1. n. Formerly, an officer who attended magistrates and judges to execute their orders.



Definition of Apparitor

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Apparitor

apparent brightnesses
apparent horizon
apparent magnitude
apparent motion
apparent movement
apparent viscosity
apparently
apparentness
apparentnesses
apparents
apparition
apparitional
apparitionist
apparitionists
apparitions
apparitor (current term)
apparitors
appaumé
appay
appayd
appaying
appays
appeach
appeached
appeacher
appeachers
appeaches
appeaching
appeachment
appeal

Literary usage of Apparitor

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1. Shakespeare's England: Or, Sketches of Our Social History of the Reign of by Walter Thornbury (1856)
"The apparitor. — Song Seller. — Smoking. — No Allusion to it in Shakspere. — Abuse of it. — Eulogies. — Methods of taking it. — King James's Pamphlet. ..."

2. History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth by James Anthony Froude (1881)
"A stranger had died in a house in St. Dunstan's belong- O f-> ing to a certain John Fleming, and an apparitor had been sent " to seal his chamber and his ..."

3. The National Review edited by Richard Holt Hutton, Walter Bagehot (1856)
"A stranger had died in a house in St. Dunstan's belonging to a certain John Fleming, and an apparitor had been sent ' to seal his chamber and his goods,' ..."

4. Shakspere's England; or, Sketches of our social history in the reign of by Walter Thornbury (1856)
"The apparitor. — Song Seller. — Smoking. — No Allusion to it in Shakspere. — Abuse of it. — Eulogies. — Methods of taking it. — King James's Pamphlet. ..."

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