elisor

elisor

[ih-lahy-zer]
noun Law.
a person appointed by a court to perform the duties of a sheriff or coroner who is disqualified from acting in a certain case.
Also, eslisor.


Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English elisour < Anglo-French, equivalent to elis- (variant stem of elire to choose < Latin ēligere) + -our -or2

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