meaning of APPARATOR

APPARATOR meaning in Law Dictionary

furnisher or supplier. Formerly the sheriff, in The united kingdomt, had charge of specific county matters and disbursements, for which capacity he was known as "apparator eomitutus," and got therefor a considerable emolument. Cowell.

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APPARITOR, or Apparator (Latin for a servant of a public official, from apparere, to attend in public), an attendant who executed the orders of a Roman magistrate; hence a beadle in a university, a pursuivant or herald; particularly, in English ecclesiastical courts, the official who serves the processes of the court and causes defendants to appear by summons.

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