Sompnour
Sompnour Somp"nour, n. A summoner. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • sompnour — /somnar/ In ecclesiastical law, an officer of the ecclesiastical courts whose duty was to serve citations or process …   Black's law dictionary

  • sompnour — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Somnour — Som nour, n. A summoner; an apparitor; a sompnour. [Obs.] Piers Plowman. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Summoner — Sum mon*er, n. [OE. somner, sompnour, OF. semoneor, F. semonneur. See {Summon}, v. t.] One who summons; one who cites by authority; specifically, a petty officer formerly employed to summon persons to appear in court; an apparitor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sumner — See sompnour …   Black's law dictionary

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