Definition for E-LI'SOR

E-LI'SOR, n. [s as z. Norm. eliser, to choose; Fr. elire, elisant.]

In law, a sherif's substitute for returning a jury. When the sherif is not an indifferent person, as when he is a party to a suit, or related by blood or affinity to either of the parties, the venire is issued to the coroners; or if any exception lies to the coroners, the venire shall be directed to two clerks of the court, or to two persons of the county, named by the court, and sworn; and these, who are called elisors or electors, shall return the jury. Blackstone.

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