Definition of Propretor

1. n. A magistrate who, having been pretor at home, was appointed to the government of a province.



Definition of Propretor

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of proprætor) ¹

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Definition of Propretor

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Propretor

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1. A History of Northumberland, in Three Parts by John Hodgson, John Hodgson-Hinde, James Raine, John Collingwood Bruce (1840)
"... Hadrian was dead, and Licinius himself was imperial propretor in Cap- ... and by this propretor, and consequently laid in the foundation of some ..."

2. Livy by Livy (1844)
"... propretor; they consisted each of two legions. It was decreed that Marcus Livius, proconsul, whose command had been prolonged for a year, should receive ..."

3. The Works of Sir Walter Ralegh, Kt by Sir Walter Raleigh, Thomas Birch, William Oldys (1829)
"Like enough it is, that the old soldiers, which had chosen Martius their propretor, took it not well, that the senate, regardless of their good deserts, ..."

4. The Works of Sir Walter Ralegh, Kt by Walter Raleigh, William Oldys, Thomas Birch (1829)
"Like enough it is, that the old soldiers, which had chosen Martius their propretor, took it not well, that the senate, regardless of their good deserts, ..."

5. Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford, Henry Vethake (1851)
"601) " Procession 368 Procession of the Holy Ghost (see Creed, and Ghost, Procida, Giovanni di (see Holy) " Proconsul and propretor . ..."

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