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Actuary

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A'ctuary. n.s. [actuarius, Lat.] The register who compiles the minutes of the proceedings of a court; a term of the civil law.

Suppose the judge should say, that he would have the keeping of the acts of court remain with him, and the notary will have the custody of them with himself: certainly, in this case, the actuary or writer of them ought to be preferred. Ayliffe's Parergon Juris Canonici.

Sources: Ayliffe, John (43)

Attributes: Latin (690) · Noun Substantive (1269)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Actuary." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: December 17, 2013. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=13355.


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