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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Recorder  \Re*cord"er\  (r?*k?rd"?r),  n. 
  1.  One  who  records;  specifically,  a  person  whose  official 
  duty  it  is  to  make  a  record  of  writings  or  transactions. 
  2.  The  title  of  the  chief  judical  officer  of  some  cities  and 
  boroughs;  also  of  the  chief  justice  of  an  East  Indian 
  settlement.  The  Recorder  of  London  is  judge  of  the  Lord 
  Mayor's  Court,  and  one  of  the  commissioners  of  the  Central 
  Criminal  Court. 
  3.  (Mus.)  A  kind  of  wind  instrument  resembling  the  flageolet. 
  [Obs.]  ``Flutes  and  soft  recorders.''  --Milton. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  equipment  for  making  records  [syn:  {recording  equipment},  {recording 
  2:  someone  responsible  for  keeping  records  [syn:  {registrar},  {record-keeper}] 
  3:  (British)  a  barrister  or  solicitor  who  serves  as  part-time 
  judge  in  towns  or  boroughs 
  4:  a  woodwind  with  a  vertical  pipe  and  8  finger  holes  and  a 
  whistle  mouthpiece  [syn:  {fipple  flute},  {fipple  pipe},  {vertical 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
  (Heb.  mazkir  i.e.,  "the  mentioner,"  "rememberancer"),  the 
  office  first  held  by  Jehoshaphat  in  the  court  of  David  (2  Sam. 
  8:16),  also  in  the  court  of  Solomon  (1  Kings  4:3).  The  next 
  recorder  mentioned  is  Joah,  in  the  reign  of  Hezekiah  (2  Kings 
  18:18,  37;  Isa.  36:3,  22).  In  the  reign  of  Josiah  another  of  the 
  name  of  Joah  filled  this  office  (2  Chr.  34:8).  The  recorder" 
  was  the  chancellor  or  vizier  of  the  kingdom.  He  brought  all 
  weighty  matters  under  the  notice  of  the  king,  "such  as 
  complaints,  petitions,  and  wishes  of  subjects  or  foreigners.  He 
  also  drew  up  papers  for  the  king's  guidance,  and  prepared  drafts 
  of  the  royal  will  for  the  scribes.  All  treaties  came  under  his 
  oversight;  and  he  had  the  care  of  the  national  archives  or 
  records,  to  which  as  royal  historiographer,  like  the  same  state 
  officer  in  Assyria  and  Egypt,  he  added  the  current  annals  of  the 

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