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Before 1888 the clerk of the peace was appointed in a county by the custos rotulorum.
I enquired, finding that the old custos was more inclined to speak of his predecessor than himself.A Yacht Voyage Round England|W.H.G. Kingston
His Honour the Superintendent might have assumed the classical motto, "Custos sum pauperis horti."The Book of the Bush|George Dunderdale
The Duke of York was appointed custos person of the King, and received in that capacity 10,000ℓ.The Greville Memoirs|Charles C. F. Greville
This is the same animal which a naturalist of the last century named the Cancer custos.Animal Parasites and Messmates|P. J. Van Beneden