Com"pur*ga`tor (?), n. [LL.]

One who bears testimony or swears to the veracity or innocence of another. See Purgation; also Wager of law, under Wager.

<-- = character witness. -->

All they who know me . . . will say they have reason in this matter to be my compurgators. Chillingworth.


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