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Origin of praetor
OTHER WORDS FROM praetorprae·to·ri·al [pree-tawr-ee-uhl, -tohr-], /priˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for praetor
Never had praetor of a province a more penurious civil list.The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume III.(of III) 1574-84|John Lothrop Motley
The same penalty was also given by the praetor in case of theft from a fire or a wreck, or of prevention of search.
The praetor, Hippocrates, was ordered to lead the deserters thither.The History of Rome; Books Nine to Twenty-Six|Titus Livius
The remaining senators renounced all expression of opinion, and the praetor proceeded to collect the votes by a show of hands.Quintus Claudius, Volume 2 of 2|Ernst Eckstein
In 79 he was curule aedile with his brother, in 77 praetor, in 73 consul with Gaius Cassius Varus.