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citator (plural citators)
- (law) An index of citations of legal cases and other sources
- (obsolete) One who makes a citation; a citer or citor
1797, “Proceedings of the Vhemic or Westphalian Court”, page 440:
- Should the perfon who is summoned conceal himself, letters are written to those among whom he is hid, signifying that he ought to surrender himself at a given time and place ; and if he has taken an asylum in a fortified castle, the citator goes either by night or by day, on foot or on horseback, cuts out three slips from a wooden rail, and places in the incision a coin and the writ of citation.