What does the word legislator mean?

Usage examples for legislator

  1. Well might he be called, as he was, " the legislator," or law interpreter, " of the heavens." – Pioneers of Science by 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 by 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 by Walter Lynwood Fleming