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legislator


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Legislator  \Leg"is*la`tor\  (l[e^]j"[i^]s*l[=a]`t[~e]r),  n.  [L. 
  legis  lator,  prop.,  a  proposer  of  a  law;  lex,  legis,  law  + 
  lator  a  proposer,  bearer,  fr  latus,  used  as  p.  p.  of  ferre 
  to  bear:  cf  F.  l['e]gislateur.  See  {Legal},  and  {Tolerate}.] 
  A  lawgiver;  one  who  makes  laws  for  a  state  or  community;  a 
  member  of  a  legislative  body. 
 
  The  legislators  in  ancient  and  heroical  times.  --Bacon. 
 
  Many  of  the  legislators  themselves  had  taken  an  oath  of 
  abjuration  of  his  Majesty's  person  and  family.  --E. 
  Phillips. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  legislator 
  n  :  someone  who  makes  or  enacts  laws 




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