narrator (na-ray-tor or na-ray-t<<schwa>>r), n.[Law Latin] Hist. A pleader or counter; a person who prepares pleadings (i.e., narrs). • For example, a serjeant-at-law was also known as serviens narrator. Pl. narratores (na-r<< schwa>>-tor-eez).
“The Latin narrator and its French equivalent contour became technical terms. If an English term was in use, it was perhaps forspeaker.” 1 Frederick Pollock & Frederic W. Maitland, The History of English Law Before the Time of Edward I 215 n.1 (2d ed. 1898).
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