Chirographer
Chirographer Chi*rog"ra*pher, n. 1. One who practice the art or business of writing or engrossing. [1913 Webster]

2. See {chirographist}, 2. [1913 Webster]

{Chirographer of fines} (Old Eng. Law), an officer in the court of common pleas, who engrossed fines. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Chirographer of fines — Chirographer Chi*rog ra*pher, n. 1. One who practice the art or business of writing or engrossing. [1913 Webster] 2. See {chirographist}, 2. [1913 Webster] {Chirographer of fines} (Old Eng. Law), an officer in the court of common pleas, who… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chirographer of fines — /kayrografar av faynz/ In English law, the title of the officer of the common pleas who engrossed fines in that court so as to be acknowledged into a perpetual record …   Black's law dictionary

  • chirographer of fines — /kayrografar av faynz/ In English law, the title of the officer of the common pleas who engrossed fines in that court so as to be acknowledged into a perpetual record …   Black's law dictionary

  • chirographer of fines — An officer in the court of common pleas who engrossed fines of land …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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