cursitor

Cursitor

Cur"si*tor\ (k?r"s?-t?r), n. [LL. cursitor, equiv. to L. cursor, fr. cursare to run hither and thither, fr. currere to run. See Current, and cf. Cursor.]

1. A courier or runner. [Obs.] "Cursitors to and fro." --Holland.

2. (Eng.Law) An officer in the Court of Chancery, whose business is to make out original writs.
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