Definition of magistrates:
Synonyms for magistrates:
The poor man, being startled at the proposal, began to retire; but Alcibiades, standing at a distance, cried out to the magistrates, " Set my name down, he is a friend of mine; I will be security for him."- "Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans", Clough, Arthur Hugh.
- "A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718", Wallace Notestein.
What shadow of reason, he asks, is there for doubting that such sales as are necessary and inevitable will be far more sagaciously managed by a Local Board, which the ratepayers elect for this sole purpose, than either by magistrates who are irresponsible and do not suffer sensibly from the public vice, or by an irresponsible or multitudinous Committee of Parliament?- "Memoir and Letters of Francis W. Newman", Giberne Sieveking.