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Senator


SEN'ATOR, noun

1. A mimber of a senate. In Rome one of the qualifications of a senator was the possession of property to the amount of 80, 000 sesterces, about 7000 pounds sterling, or thirty dollars. In Scotland, the lords of session are called senators of the college of justices.

2. A counselor; a judge or magistrate.