In Roman law. A weigher or balance-holder. The person who held a brazen balance in the ceremony of emancipation per ws et libram. Inst. 2, 10, 1. Libromm appellatione continentur omnia volumina, sive in charta, sive in membrana sint, sive in quavis alia materia. Under the name of books are contained all volumes, whether upon paper, or parchment, or any other material. Dig. 32, 52, pr.

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