Visitor
Visitor Vis"it*or [Cf. F. visiteur.] [Written also {visiter}.] 1. One who visits; one who comes or goes to see another, as in civility or friendship. ``This great flood of visitors.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. A superior, or a person lawfully appointed for the purpose, who makes formal visits of inspection to a corporation or an institution. See {Visit}, v. t., 2, and {Visitation}, n., 2. [1913 Webster]

The king is the visitor of all lay corporations. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]


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