קָצִין m. (b. h.; קָצָה) [one who decides, arbitrates,] magistrate, leader, prominent man. Y. Gitt. I, 43ᵈ top הגע … של ק׳ וכ׳ suppose he was the bondman of an influential man, then his emancipation would be a disadvantage to him. Lam. R. to II, 1 בשביל … של ק׳ וכ׳ since thou livest in that leader’s house, why dost thou not correct them (the inmates)?