- a justice of the peace, or magistrate,—a very ancient term, mentioned in the earliest slang dictionary. In this sense, as well as in that of the verb just given, the term is evidently derived from _quæro_, to inquire, to question. Quiz and _quis?_ have also an undoubted connexion.
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