from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Formerly, in England, one of twenty-four officers or clerks in the Court of Chancery, also called clerks of the course, whose business it was to make out original writs, each for the county to which he was assigned.
  • noun . A courier or runner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete A courier or runner.
  • noun (Eng.Law) An officer in the Court of Chancery, whose business is to make out original writs.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A courier or runner
  • noun obsolete, law A clerk in the Court of Chancery whose business is to make out original writs


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