Magistery Mag"is*ter*y, n. [L. magisterium the office of a chief, president, director, tutor. See {Magistrate}.] 1. Mastery; powerful medical influence; renowned efficacy; a sovereign remedy. [Obs.] --Holland. [1913 Webster]

2. A magisterial injunction. [R.] --Brougham. [1913 Webster]

3. (Chem.) A precipitate; a fine substance deposited by precipitation; -- applied in old chemistry to certain white precipitates from metallic solutions; as, magistery of bismuth. --Ure. [1913 Webster]

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