Assizer
Assizer As*siz"er, n. An officer who has the care or inspection of weights and measures, etc. [1913 Webster]

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  • assizer — n. juror (in Scotland); inspector of weights and measures …   English contemporary dictionary

  • assizer — as·siz·er …   English syllables

  • assizer — /ssayzar/ An assessor; juror; an officer who has the care and oversight of weights and measures …   Black's law dictionary

  • assizer — /ssayzar/ An assessor; juror; an officer who has the care and oversight of weights and measures …   Black's law dictionary

  • assizer — A member of the grand assize …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • assizer — zə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English assisour, from Anglo French, from Old French assise + our or 1. : a member of an assize : juryman 2. : an officer appointed to execute the provisions of various assizes (sense 2a) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Curror — This is a rare example of a Scottish surname which is not only French in origin, but is descriptive of an occupation, Curror derives from the Old French coreor and describes a fast runner, but specifically a messenger or courier. Considering the… …   Surnames reference

  • Muirhead — Recorded in several spellings including Mairhead, Morehead, Moorehead, Moorhead, and Muirhead, this is a Scottish surname. It is of locational origin from any of the places in southern Scotland named with the northern Medieval English words muir… …   Surnames reference

  • Patillo — This ancient Scottish name is locational in origin, deriving from either of two places named Pittilloch, one near Freuchie in Fife and the other in Glenfarg, Perthshire. Both places are named with the ancient Pictish (pre 5th Century) element… …   Surnames reference

  • Pattillo — This ancient Scottish name is locational in origin, deriving from either of two places named Pittilloch, one near Freuchie in Fife and the other in Glenfarg, Perthshire. Both places are named with the ancient Pictish (pre 5th Century) element… …   Surnames reference

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