magistrate

[ maj-uh-streyt, -strit ]SEE DEFINITION OF magistrate

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MAGISTRATE

In this instance, the populace are more puritanic than the magistrate.

At last, however, a magistrate was found and a private investigation of his case granted.

The magistrate thought a moment, and replied, "Alice Darvil."

At this very moment the soldiers, preceded by a magistrate, entered the room.

The magistrate cast a glance at a small note at the top of his papers.

Then I'd pity and laugh at him, and I go to him preferably to any other magistrate.

Mr. Dunbar, the constable, and Mr. Balderby drove straight to the magistrate's house.

Here Sir Arden Westhorpe, the magistrate, sat at a table writing.

Margaret was in nowise abashed by the presence of the magistrate.

If the magistrate won't give the word, what's the officer to do?'

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR MAGISTRATE

justice

nounperson who oversees court of law

justice of the peace

nounsomeone with minor judicial powers
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