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1. Mastery; powerful medical influence; renowned efficacy; a sovereign remedy.

2. A magisterial injunction.

3. (Science: chemistry) a precipitate; a fine substance deposited by precipitation; applied in old chemistry to certain white precipitates from metallic solutions; as, magistery of bismuth.

Origin: L. Magisterium the office of a chief, president, director, tutor. See Magistrate.