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APPARITOR, or APPARATOR (Latin for a ...

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Originally appearing in Volume V02, Page 210 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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APPARITOR, or APPARATOR (Latin for a servant of a public official, from apparere, to attend in public), an attendant who executed the orders of a Roman magistrate; hence a beadle in a -Iniversity, a pursuivant or herald; particularly, in Englishecclesiastical courts, the official who serves the processes of the court and causes defendants to appear by summons.
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