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English Dictionary: legislator by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. someone who makes or enacts laws
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Legislator \Leg"is*la`tor\ (l[ecr]j"[icr]s*l[amac]`t[etil]r), n.
      [L. legis lator, prop., a proposer of a law; lex, legis, law
      + lator a proposer, bearer, fr. latus, used as p. p. of ferre
      to bear: cf. F. l[82]gislateur. See {Legal}, and {Tolerate}.]
      A lawgiver; one who makes laws for a state or community; a
      member of a legislative body.
               The legislators in ancient and heroical times. --Bacon.
               Many of the legislators themselves had taken an oath of
               abjuration of his Majesty's person and family. --E.
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