Mag"is*ter*y (?), n. [L. magisterium the office of a chief, president, director, tutor. See Magistrate.]

1.

Mastery; powerful medical influence; renowned efficacy; a sovereign remedy.

[Obs.]

Holland.

2.

A magisterial injunction.

[R.]

Brougham.

3. Chem.

A precipitate; a fine substance deposited by precipitation; -- applied in old chemistry to certain white precipitates from metallic solutions; as, magistery of bismuth.

Ure.

 

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