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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who makes or enacts laws; a legislator. Also called lawgiver.

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  • n. One who makes or enacts laws.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A legislator; a lawgiver.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who enacts or ordains laws; a legislator; a lawgiver.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a maker of laws; someone who gives a code of laws

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