"Inquisitor" is a word in LAW AND LEGAL, ENGLISH
A designation of sheriffs, coroners super visum corporis, and the like, who have power to inquire into certain matters
A member of the Court of Inquisition.
An inquisitive person; one fond of asking questions.
One whose official duty it is to examine and inquire,
as coroners, sheriffs, etc.
He had you in his room?" A dark cloud crosses Jeb’s face. “Do you swear he didn’t try anything?”“Scout’s honor.”He squeezes my waist, tickling me. “Too bad you were never a Scout.”I squirm and smile. “Nothing happened.”That’s a lie. Morpheus got to me in a big way, showing me a side of myself I can hardly believe exists—one I’m not sure Jeb will be able to accept.
I forgot my brother's birthday last month. What did he say? Rick: Nothing, yet.
In Canadian law. A purchaser at a sheriff's sale. See 1 Low. Can. 241; 10 Low. Can. 325Read the complete definition
Formerly, the adjustment of proportion, or ascertainment of shares, as of dower or pasture held in common. This was by …Read the complete definition
The name of a writ formerly issuing from the English chan-cery, commanding the sheriff to make ln-quiry “to what damage” …Read the complete definition
To Rntisfy. The emphatic words of the writ of capias ad satisfaciendum, which requires the sheriff to take the person …Read the complete definition
algwasíl - (Sp. alguacil) Sheriff, bumbailiff, bailiff, under-bailiff, any other judiciary official below a judge; an armed patrol or guard.Read the complete definition
TU. In old Eng-lish practice. In proceedings in outlawry, wheu there were but two county courts holden between the delivery …Read the complete definition
An original writ out of chancery, directed to the sheriff, for the removal of a replevin suit from a hundred …Read the complete definition
Lat. (You go to the sheriff.) A writ formerly directed to the coroners of a county in England, commanding them …Read the complete definition
A furnisher or provider. Formerly tbe sheriff, ln England, had charge of certain county affairs and disbursements, in which capacity …Read the complete definition
The charg-Ing them wlth money received upon their account ln the exchequer. St. 22 & 23 Car. II.; CowellRead the complete definition
An examiner; one whose business is to put questions. Formerly, in the English Court of Exchequer, an officer who audited …Read the complete definition
In old English law. An ob-solete writ, which commanded a sheriff or steward of a county court or hundred court …Read the complete definition
An officer in Scotland, whose office formerly corresponded to that of sheriff, but now corresponds to that of an English …Read the complete definition
A sheriff's deputy, appointed to make arrests, collect fines, summon juries, etc.Read the complete definition
The territorial jurisdic-tlon of a sheriff or bailiff. 1 Bl. Comm. 344. Greenup v. Bacon. 1 T. B. Mon. (Ky.) …Read the complete definition
In Eugllsh law. A fee taken by the sheriff, time out of mind, for every prisoner who is acquitted. Bac. …Read the complete definition
A writ ad-dressed to the sheriff, when a writ of error has been brought, commanding that the person against whom …Read the complete definition
In English law. Sheriffs* officers are so called, from thelr being usually bound to the sheriff in an obligation with …Read the complete definition
A writ or mandate to a sheriff to de-liver to his successor the county, and ap-purtenances, with the rolls, briefs, …Read the complete definition
LL. A name formerly given to a sheriff's deputy, or to a constable, or other officer whose duty it is …Read the complete definition