An officer of the central ofiice of the English supreme court. Formerly he was an officer of the exchequer, and had important duties to perform In protecting the rights of the crown; e. g., by instituting proceedings for the recovery of land by writs of intrusion, (q. v.,) and for the recovery of legacy and succession duties; but of late years administrative changes have lessened the duties of the office. Sweet

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