Definitions of quæstor

  1. kw[= e]s'tor, n. a magistrate with charge of the Roman public funds-- originally who investigated cases of murder and executed sentence: in the Middle Ages an officer who announced indulgences: a treasurer-- also QUES'TOR.-- ns. QUÆS'TORSHIP, QUES'TORSHIP. [ L.,-- quærere, quæsitum, to seek.]
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