meaning of BOW-BEARER

BOW-BEARER meaning in Law Dictionary

n under-oflicer associated with forest, whose duty it absolutely was to oversee and real inquisition make, and of sworn males as unsworn, in every bailiwick of this forest; and of all types of trespasses done, either to vert or venison, and cause them to be provided, without the concealment, next courtroom of accessory, etc. Cromp. Jur. 201.