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

    An assistant of a bishop or other prelate.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    An assistant, helper or ally; particularly a person appointed to assist a bishop who from age or Infirmity is unable to perform his duty. Olcott v. Ga-bert, 86 Tex. 121, 23 S. W. 985. Aiso an overseer, (coadjutor of an executor,) and one who disseises a person of land not to his own use, but to that of another.