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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An officer formerly employed in the Court of Common Pleas in England, who made out exigents and proclamations in cases of outlawry. Also exigendary.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (O. Eng. Law) 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 Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun UK, law, obsolete An officer in the Court of King's Bench and Common Pleas whose duty it was to make out exigents.

Etymologies

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exigent +‎ -er?

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