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 for Magister
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Magister \Ma*gis"ter\, n. [L. See Master.]
     Master; sir; -- a title of the Middle Ages, given to a person
     in authority, or to one having a license from a university to
     teach philosophy and the liberal arts.
     [1913 Webster]

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  MAGISTER. A master, a ruler, one whose learning and position makes him 
  superior to others, thus: one who has attained to a high degree, or 
  eminence, in science and literature, is called a master; as, master of arts. 

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