exigenter

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

exigent +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

exigenter (plural exigenters)

  1. (UK, law, obsolete) An officer in the Court of King's Bench and Common Pleas whose duty it was to make out exigents.
    • 1672, Edward Chamberlayne, Angliae Notitia:
      There are also four Exigenters, whose Office is to make all Exigents and Proclamations in all Actions where Process of Outlawry doth lye.

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