What is ASSISORS?

In Scotch law. Jurors; the persons who formed that kind of court which in Scotland was called an “assise,” for the purpose of inquiring into and judging divers civil causes, such as perambulations, cognitions, molestations, purprestures, and other matters; like jurors in England. Holthouse.

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