Adjutor


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Ad`ju´tor


n.1.A helper or assistant.
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148) II y a plus de soixante-dix ans, Adjutor Rivard ecrivait: << Cependant, il a paru juste de n'intervenir dans les decisions des tribunaux inferieurs, sur les questions de fait, que pour des motifs bien etablis; excepte dans les cas d'erreur manifeste ou clairement demontree, la Cour d'appel incline a tenir pour averes les faits constates par les premiers juges [notes omises] >> (Manuel de la Cour d'appel: Juridiction civile, organisation, competence, procedure, Montreal, Varietes, 1941 a la p 45).
Translated are Adjutor Rivard's sentimental salute to "The Cradle" (always occupied by God's latest little blessing), George Bouchard's mouth-watering description of "The Old Bake-Oven," and Louis Hemon's heroic account of "making land" from Maria Chapdelaine.
A coadjutor (from co-, together, and adjutor, assistant) is a bishop appointed customarily with right of succession.