agister

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agister

(əˈdʒɪstə) or

agistor

n
a person who grazes cattle for money
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They are not my lambs, but as an agistor, it is my duty to run an eye over them.
Each forest had various forest officers to maintain the venison and vert: a steward; verderers, who protected both deer and trees; foresters; regarders, who regulated the bounds; agistors, who managed the number of animals pastured in the forest; and woodwards.
Common pasture rights were also strictly regulated by agistors who limited the number of animals entering the forest to graze, thereby ensuring that sufficient feedings remained for the royal deer at all times.