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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An elector or chooser; one of two persons appointed by a court to return a jury or serve a writ when the sheriff and the coroners are disqualified.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An elector or chooser; one of two persons appointed by a court to return a jury or serve a writ when the sheriff and the coroners are disqualified.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In law, a sheriff's substitute in performing the duty of returning a jury, provided in some jurisdictions when the sheriff is interested in a suit.

Etymologies

French éliseur, from élire to choose, Latin eligere. See elect. (Wiktionary)

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