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protonotary

[proh-ton-uh-ter-ee, proht-n-oh-tuh-ree] /proʊˈtɒn əˌtɛr i, ˌproʊt nˈoʊ tə ri/
noun, plural protonotaries.
Related forms
protonotaryship, noun
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  • I was sent forward to inform Caterina of the last occurrences and of the protonotary's desire for an interview.

    The Making of a Saint William Somerset Maugham
  • No one spoke, but the expression on the protonotary's face grew darker.

    The Making of a Saint William Somerset Maugham
  • And the second time two of the officers returned and told the protonotary to come, for he should be safe.

    Ave Roma Immortalis, Vol. 2 Francis Marion Crawford
  • 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
  • Nevertheless Colonna, the protonotary, mounted his horse to ride over to the Vatican.

    Ave Roma Immortalis, Vol. 2 Francis Marion Crawford
  • The protonotary did not answer, but walked sulkily into the house.

    The Making of a Saint William Somerset Maugham
  • Among others he took two men who belonged to the protonotary.

    Ave Roma Immortalis, Vol. 2 Francis Marion Crawford

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