Meaning of RECORDER in English

RECORDER

noun Date: 15th century 1. the chief judicial magistrate of some British cities and boroughs, a municipal judge with criminal jurisdiction of first instance and sometimes limited civil jurisdiction, one that records, any of a group of wind instruments ranging from soprano to bass that are characterized by a conical tube, a whistle mouthpiece, and eight finger holes

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