Part of speech: noun

A judicial officer.

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Usage examples "magistrate":

  1. The fat little magistrate was terribly embarrassed. - "First Fam'lies of the Sierras", Joaquin Miller.
  2. Be careful, warned the magistrate, Mr. Mortlake is a respected member of this community. - "The Girl Aviators' Sky Cruise", Margaret Burnham.
  3. Did you tell the police what you had lost,- or the magistrate,- after the robbery in Hertford Street? - "The Eustace Diamonds", Anthony Trollope.