1) Abbreviated spellings of apparitor, an officer of an ecclesiastical or civil court.
1570 The obligacon & to the pairater vjs viijd, South Cave
1671 spent upon the pariter which brought the book of artickles 6d
1674 paid to Aparitor, Bradford
1743 In the terrier and to the parretor 8s 0d, Kirby Underdale.