Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Eccles., same as intercessor, 2.
  • noun An inspector in a mine, whose duty it is to report upon the works carried on, and upon the use made of supplies.

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

  • noun One who intervenes; a mediator; especially (Eccles. Hist.), a person designated by a church to reconcile parties, and unite them in the choice of officers.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who intervenes; a mediator, especially one designated by a church to reconcile parties and unite them in the choice of officers.

Etymologies

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Latin: compare French interventeur.

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