Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    See Apparator.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    An officer or messenger employed to serve the process of the spiritual courts in England and summon offendere. Cowell. In the civll law. An officer who waited upon a magistrate or superior officor, and executed his commands. Calvin; Cod. 12, 53-57.