- a presiding officer of an assembly; chairperson.
- Church of England. the chairperson of the lower house of a convocation.
Origin of prolocutor
Related Words for prolocutorspokesman, administrator, chairperson, director, leader, chairwoman, deputy, spokesperson, mediator, agent, spokeswoman, delegate, representative, champion, prophet, mouthpiece, protagonist, mouth, speaker, substitute
Examples from the Web for prolocutor
Historical Examples of prolocutor
I was this morning to visit the Dean, or Mr. Prolocutor, I think you call him, don't you?The Journal to Stella
Mr Prolocutor Weston disputed with the beer-pot at his elbow, and forgot not his devoirs thereto in the course thereof.Robin Tremayne
Emily Sarah Holt
They chose a man as their prolocutor who had been forward in the worst conduct of the university of Oxford.Constitutional History of England, volume 3 of 3
The prolocutor absenting himself from the convocation, the archbishop pronounced sentence of contumacy against him.
Nevertheless the prolocutor made a full submission, with which the archbishop was satisfied, and the sentence was repealed.
- a chairman, esp of the lower house of clergy in a convocation of the Anglican Church