What is PROTHONOTARY?

The title given to an officer who officiates as principal clerk of some courts. Vin. Ahr. See Trehilcox v. McAlpine, 46 Hun (N. Y.) 469; Whitney v. Hopkins, 135 Pa. 246, 19 Atl. 1075.

More On This Topic



Link to This Definition
Did you find this definition of PROTHONOTARY helpful? You can share it by copying the code below and adding it to your blog or web page.
Written and fact checked by The Law Dictionary