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- n. An officer in the Court of King's Bench and Common Pleas whose duty it was to make out exigents.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An officer in the Court of King's Bench and Common Pleas whose duty it was to make out exigents. The office is now abolished.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An officer formerly employed in the Court of Common Pleas in England, who made out exigents and proclamations in cases of outlawry. Also exigendary.
exigent + -er? (Wiktionary)
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