One who makes estimates as to worth, quality, or fitness:
A student of jurisprudence; jurist
(Law) A judge on the highest court of a government, such as a judge on the US Supreme Court.
In some states, a magistrate with jurisdiction over a small district, authorized to decide minor cases, commit persons to trial in a higher court, perform marriages, etc.
A minor official with limited judicial powers, as a justice of the peace or judge of a police court
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