Custodes
Custos Cus"tos (k[u^]s"t[o^]s), n.; pl. {Custodes} (k[u^]s*t[=o]"d[=e]z). [L.] A keeper; a custodian; a superintendent. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

{Custos rotulorum} (r[o^]t`[-u]*l[=o]"r[u^]m) [LL., keeper of the rolls] (Eng. Law), the principal justice of the peace in a county, who is also keeper of the rolls and records of the sessions of the peace. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • custodes — /ku stoh deez/; Lat. /koos toh des/, n. pl. of custos. * * * …   Universalium

  • custodes — n. caretaker, guardian …   English contemporary dictionary

  • custodes — /kastowdiyz/ In Roman law, guardians; observers; inspectors. Persons who acted as inspectors of elections, and who counted the votes given. In old English law, keepers; guardians; conservators …   Black's law dictionary

  • custodes — /kastowdiyz/ In Roman law, guardians; observers; inspectors. Persons who acted as inspectors of elections, and who counted the votes given. In old English law, keepers; guardians; conservators …   Black's law dictionary

  • custodes — Custodians; keepers; guardians; wardens …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • custodes — plural of custos * * * /ku stoh deez/; Lat. /koos toh des/, n. pl. of custos …   Useful english dictionary

  • Custodes Rotulorum — n. (Latin) keeper of the rolls , main justice of the peace who is in charge of keeping the rolls and county records (English Law) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • custodes libertatis angliee auctoritate parliamenti — /kastowdiyz libarteytas eeijgliyiy oktorateytiy parl(y)amentay/ The style in which writs and all judicial processes were made out during the great revolution, from the execution of King Charles I, till Oliver Cromwell was declared protector …   Black's law dictionary

  • custodes pacis — /kastowdiyz peysas/ Guardians of the peace. 1 Bl.Comm. 349 …   Black's law dictionary

  • custodes libertatis angliee auctoritate parliamenti — /kastowdiyz libarteytas eeijgliyiy oktorateytiy parl(y)amentay/ The style in which writs and all judicial processes were made out during the great revolution, from the execution of King Charles I, till Oliver Cromwell was declared protector …   Black's law dictionary

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