Terminology and Slang
Ordainers Writ: A Document that states the holder is an ordainer, an ordainer is a specialist investigator of the city of Akhara, normally called in to solve serious crimes like murder or high end robbery. They have the ability to question guards and view any evidence freely, but may not make arrests themselves. Occaisionally hunters will get an ordainers writ through a contact allowing them much easier access to crime scenes than usual, its a blessing so long as noone realises that the hunter isn't actually an ordainer.
Peak Ears: A common term referring to elves. Friendly banter when used by friends and a racist remark when used by strangers, in Matildas case she's using it in a friendly manner.