Elisor
Elisor E*li"sor, n. [F. ['e]liseur, fr. ['e]lire to choose, L. eligere. See {Elect}.] (Eng. Law) An elector or chooser; one of two persons appointed by a court to return a jury or serve a writ when the sheriff and the coroners are disqualified. [1913 Webster] ||

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