What does the word commissioner mean?

Usage examples for commissioner

  1. I'll give it to the Commissioner." – Legacy by James H Schmitz
  2. In the Secoecoeni War under the Republic the British High Commissioner had protested against the use of the Swazies and Volunteers by the Republic in conducting the campaign. – A Century of Wrong by F. W. Reitz
  3. Then there is the commissioner of justice, or provincial judge, responsible for the due administration of justice in his province. – China and the Chinese by Herbert Allen Giles