Ju"rat (?), n. [Prov. F. jurat, fr. L. juratus sworn, p. p. of jurare to swear. See Jury, n.]


A person under oath; specifically, an officer of the nature of an alderman, in certain municipal corporations in England.


2. Law

The memorandum or certificate at the end of an affidavit, or a bill or answer in chancery, showing when, before whom, and (in English practice), where, it was sworn or affirmed.

Wharton. Bouvier.


© Webster 1913.

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