What does the word proctor mean?

Usage examples for proctor

  1. It is time for me to have a profession, and my aunt proposes that I should be a proctor in Doctors' Commons. – The World's Greatest Books, Vol III by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds.
  2. Peachy Proctor, you may coax and tease as you like, but nothing you say will ever induce me to climb that wall and go into Count Sutri's garden again. – The Jolliest School of All by Angela Brazil
  3. I always felt sure that Proctor would make a mess of any parish he took in hand, but I did not imagine he would have left it to anybody who pleased to work it. – The Perpetual Curate by Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant