elisor

[ ih-lahy-zer ]
/ ɪˈlaɪ zər /
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noun Law.

a person appointed by a court to perform the duties of a sheriff or coroner who is disqualified from acting in a certain case.

Nearby words

  1. elisavetpol,
  2. elise,
  3. elisha,
  4. elisia,
  5. elision,
  6. elissa,
  7. elite,
  8. elitism,
  9. elitist,
  10. elix.

Also eslisor.

Origin of elisor

1400–50; late Middle English elisour < Anglo-French, equivalent to elis- (variant stem of elire to choose < Latin ēligere) + -our -or2

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