magistrates

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Magistrate \Mag"is*trate\, noun [L. magistratus, fr. magister master: cf. F. magistrat. See {Master}.] A person clothed with power as a public civil officer; a public civil officer invested with the executive government, or some branch of it. "All Christian rulers and magistrates." --Book of Com. Prayer.

Of magistrates some also are supreme, in whom the sovereign power of the state resides; others are subordinate. --Blackstone. Magistratic

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

magistrate

noun

1: a lay judge or civil authority who administers the law (especially one who conducts a court dealing with minor offenses)


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