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count +‎ -or


countor (plural countors)

  1. (obsolete, Britain, law) An advocate or professional pleader; one who counted for his client, that is, orally pleaded his cause.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for countor in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)