Tronator Tro*na"tor, n. [LL. See {Tronage}.] An officer in London whose duty was to weigh wool. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • tronator — /trowneytar/ A weigher of wool …   Black's law dictionary

  • Tron — Weighing machine used in public places, e.g. a market; later, the word came to be used to name a place in a town. The official who weighed goods was known as the tronator. [< OldFr. trone < Lat. trutina = a pair of scales, a balance] Cf.… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

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