What does the word magistrate mean?

Usage examples for magistrate

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