assizer


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assizer

(əˈsaɪzə)
n
(Commerce) an official in charge of rules regarding weights and measures and setting prices for certain consumables
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Geillis Duncan appears in the transcript of Agnes Sampson's trial, on 27 January 1591, where Item 50 states: "They danceit along the kirk-yard, Gelie Duncan playit to them on a trump, John Fian, misselled, led all the rest.' (15) A second reference occurs in the trial of Barbara Napier's assizers (i.e.