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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Allocatur \Al`lo*ca"tur\, n. [LL., it is allowed, fr. allocare to allow.] (Law) "Allowed." The word allocatur expresses the allowance of a proceeding, writ, order, etc., by a court, judge, or judicial officer. [1913 Webster]Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):
ALLOCATUR, practice. The allowance of a writ; e. g. when a writ of habeas corpus is prayed for, the judge directs it to be done, by writing the word allowed and signing his name; this is called the allocator. In the English courts this word is used to indicate the master or prothonotary's allowance of a sum referred for his consideration, whether touching costs, damages, or matter of account. Lee's Dict. h, t.