In Scotland the procurator Fiscal fulfils many of the duties of the coroner, but he cannot hold a public inquiry.
The procurator describes this commerce, both domestic and foreign.
To the place of parting and of farewell came, also, Julius and many men of note to do all honor to the friend of the procurator.
"It was a mild night, he might have opened one himself," replied the procurator Fiscal.
He seemed to have been an honest enough official who left a decent reputation as procurator of the province.
The man says that he is the son of M. de Bragadin, the procurator's brother.
A swift messenger from the governor of Joppa brought strange news to the procurator.
The czar appointed his former tutor as procurator of the Holy Synod.
And when the procurator and his wife heard it they were exceedingly grieved, and neither ate nor drank that day.
Such was the Roman procurator and such the people with whom he had to deal.
(c.1300) "steward or manager of a household;" also "a provider" (late 13c. as a surname), from Old French procuratour "attorney, agent, proxy, spokesman" (13c., Modern French procurateur) or directly from Latin procurator "manager, overseer, agent, deputy," agent noun from past participle stem of procurare (see procure). Related: Procuracy; procuration; procuratory.