barrator


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barrator

a person guilty of BARRATRY.

BARRATOR, crimes. One who has been guilty of the offence of barratry.

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Similarly, barrators or grafters are identified in the dialect of Lucca as changing "no" to "yes" for money ("del no, per li denar, vi si fa ita," XXI.42).
Hamel has pointed out that 'Malebranche' is 'applied to the grotesque demons who guard the bolgia of the barrators in the eighth circle of hell' and thus cites this as one piece of evidence that the Alliterative Morte poet was familiar with Dante's Inferno and drew on it in creating his own work (see 'The Dream of a King', p.
The opening of Inferno 21, in which Dante compares the barrators boiling in tar to the hubbub of the Venetian arsenal, exemplifies the lucidity of the translation.