legislator

Part of speech: noun

A lawgiver; member of a legislature.

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Usage examples "legislator":

  1. Well might he be called, as he was, " the legislator," or law interpreter, " of the heavens." - "Pioneers of Science", Oliver Lodge.
  2. They laughed heartily at the idea of a man being born a legislator, when it required so many years of close application to enable one of their countrymen to pass his examination for the very lowest order of state- officers. - "Travels in China, Containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, Made and Collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min-Yuen, and on a Subsequent Journey through the Country from Pekin to Canton", John Barrow.
  3. A North Carolina Negro legislator was found on one occasion chuckling as he counted some money. - "The Sequel of Appomattox A Chronicle of the Reunion of the States, Volume 32 In The Chronicles Of America Series", Walter Lynwood Fleming.