- a judge in a city or borough court.
- (formerly) the legal adviser of a city or borough, with responsibility for keeping a record of legal actions and local customs.
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Example sentences from the Web for recorder
He asked Tabakin to be in the room with him, and he turned on his recorder.
Once I turned on my recorder, Schwarzenegger was off on a ceaseless monologue, touting his book like a sideshow barker.
Walking the red carpet later that night, a blogger tugs my shoulder and pushes a recorder at me.‘White Collar’ Creator Jeff Eastin: My Biggest Con|Jeff Eastin|July 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The recorder was inadvertently left on when the young man had stepped out to have a cigarette.Jerry Sandusky Trial, Day Six: Dottie Defends Her Man|Diane Dimond|June 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
[Pauses, then looks at the recorder] Ummm, The Killers are cool.
Westy kind of giggled and Recorder Van Wort began pounding with his mallet.Roy Blakeley, Lost, Strayed or Stolen|Percy Keese Fitzhugh
The young man Harry—this is the trouble—is only a recorder, a picture-maker, so long as he speaks for himself.The Craft of Fiction|Percy Lubbock
The church in the center was used for spiritual devotion, recorder office and court of justice.Looking Back|Merrick Abner Richardson
He preserves the peace, makes arrests, serves processes, and waits upon the recorder's court.Elements of Civil Government|Alexander L. Peterman
The jury not leaving their box, the Recorder again directed them to retire and re-consider their verdict.Legal Lore|Various
British Dictionary definitions for recorder
Derived forms of recorderrecordership, noun
Word Origin for recorder
Cultural definitions for recorder
A wooden flute played like a whistle. It was popular in the fourteenth through eighteenth centuries. Interest in it has been revived over the past few decades.