[proh-ton-uh-ter-ee, proht-n-oh-tuh-ree]

noun, plural pro·ton·o·tar·ies.

Related formspro·ton·o·tar·y·ship, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for protonotary

Historical Examples of protonotary

  • Among others he took two men who belonged to the Protonotary.

    Ave Roma Immortalis, Vol. 2

    Francis Marion Crawford

  • No one spoke, but the expression on the protonotary's face grew darker.

    The Making of a Saint

    William Somerset Maugham

  • The protonotary did not answer, but walked sulkily into the house.

    The Making of a Saint

    William Somerset Maugham

  • He was protonotary of the County of Annapolis, and was a zealous Episcopalian.

  • The protonotary was in the chair and three clerks were keeping the minutes.

    The Red Room

    August Strindberg