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jurat


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jurat  \Ju"rat\,  n.  [Prov.  F.  jurat,  fr  L.  juratus  sworn,  p.  p. 
  of  jurare  to  swear.  See  {Jury},  n.] 
  1.  A  person  under  oath;  specifically,  an  officer  of  the 
  nature  of  an  alderman,  in  certain  municipal  corporations 
  in  England.  --Burrill. 
 
  2.  (Law)  The  memorandum  or  certificate  at  the  end  of  an 
  asffidavit,  or  a  bill  or  answer  in  chancery,  showing  when 
  before  whom  and  (in  English  practice),  where  it  was 
  sworn  or  affirmed.  --Wharton.  Bouvier.