CONSERVATOR. A preserver, a protector.
2. Before the institution of the office of justices of the peace in
England, the public order was maintained by officers who bore the name of
conservators of the peace. All judges, justices, sheriffs and constables,
are conservators of the peace, and are bound, ex officio, to be aiding and
assisting in preserving older.
3. In Connecticut, this term is applied to designate a guardian who has
the care of the estate of an idiot. 5 Conn. R. 280.