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custos


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Custos  \Cus"tos\  (k[u^]s"t[o^]s),  n.;  pl  {Custodes} 
  (k[u^]s*t[=o]"d[=e]z).  [L.] 
  A  keeper;  a  custodian;  a  superintendent.  [Obs.] 
 
  {Custos  rotulorum}  (r[o^]t`[-u]*l[=o]"r[u^]m)  [LL.,  keeper  of 
  the  rolls]  (Eng.  Law),  the  principal  justice  of  the  peace 
  in  a  county,  who  is  also  keeper  of  the  rolls  and  records 
  of  the  sessions  of  the  peace.