PROTHONOTARY

a senior *clerk at Assize courts
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Prothonotary

The word prothonotary is recorded in English since 1447, as `principal clerk of a court,` from L.L. prothonotarius (c. 400), from Greek protonotarios `first scribe,` originally the chief of the college of recorders of the court of the Byzantine Empire, from Greek πρῶτος protos `first` + Latin notarius (`notary`); the -h- appeared in...
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Prothonotary

• (n.) Alt. of Protonotary
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prothonotary

Chief clerk of any of various courts in some states, including those of Pennsylvania.
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prothonotary

chief registrar of a court; keeper of canonisation records
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Prothonotary

The title given to an officer who officiates as principal clerk of some courts. In the ecclesiastical law, the name of prothonotary is given to an officer of the court of Rome, he is so called because he is the first notary; the Greek word prootos signifying primus or first. These notaries have preeminence over the other notaries, and are put in .....
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