Origin of elector
Examples from the Web for elector
It was decided that the Elector and his family should leave Bonn.Beethoven in Love: The Woman Who Captivated the Young Composer|John Suchet|January 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was an elector, and had a taste for music and literature.Dealings With The Dead|A Sexton of the Old School
I have now an opportunity of speaking to the Elector myself.The Letters of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Vol. 1|Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
The Elector was as silent as his predecessor, and quickly produced a bottle of Steinberg.Vivian Grey|Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli
It has never been held necessary, to constitute a citizen within the act, that he should have the qualifications of an elector.
Utterly unable to pay, he sold, or granted in compensation, both the Marches of Brandenburg and the dignity of Elector.The Prussian Terror|Alexandre Dumas
British Dictionary definitions for elector
Word Origin and History for elector
mid-15c., from Latin elector "chooser, selecter," agent noun from past participle stem of eligere (see election).