Definition of Greffier

1. n. A registrar or recorder; a notary.



Definition of Greffier

1. a registrar [n -S]

Medical Definition of Greffier

1. A registrar or recorder; a notary. Origin: F, from LL. Grafarius, graphiarius, fr. L. Graphium, a writing style; cf. F. Greffe a record office. See Graft, and cf. Graffer. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Greffier

greeter
greeters
greetes
greetest
greeteth
greetin'
greeting
greeting card
greetings
greetings card
greets
greetz
greeve
greeze
greezes
greffier (current term)
greffiers
greffotome
gregal
gregale
gregales
gregaloid
gregarian
gregarinae
gregarine
gregarine movement
gregarines
gregarinosis
gregarious
gregariously

Literary usage of Greffier

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1. Memorials and Correspondence of Charles James Fox by Charles James Fox (1853)
"Mr. greffier Fagel, in order that your Majesty may be the better able to judge whether what was intended by your Majesty has been carried into execution ..."

2. Bentley's Miscellany by Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith (1845)
"Pirot whispered a few words of encouragement in her ear, and then followed the others, leaving Marie alone with the executioner and the greffier, ..."

3. Colonial Mobile: An Historical Study Largely from Original Sources, of the by Peter Joseph Hamilton (1910)
"... paraphé et sera tenu le greffier de le recevoir et y faire mention du jour quil aura apporté et en donnera la decharge apres recen moins que la grosse ..."

4. A History of Missouri from the Earliest Explorations and Settlements Until by Louis Houck (1908)
"He was a notary and greffier until 1802, when he gave up the position to devote himself to the manufacture of salt. In 1799, married a daughter of Louis ..."

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