Vis"it*or (?). [Cf. F. visiteur.] [Written also visiter.]

1.

One who visits; one who comes or goes to see another, as in civility or friendship.

"This great flood of visitors."

Shak.

2.

A superior, or a person lawfully appointed for the purpose, who makes formal visits of inspection to a corporation or an institution. See Visit, v. t., 2, and Visitation, n., 2.

The king is the visitor of all lay corporations. Blackstone.

 

© Webster 1913.

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