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Definition of "justiciary" []

  • A high judicial officer in medieval England. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "justiciary" in a sentence
  • "The Edinburgh high court of justiciary heard that Taylor had "no concept" of how dangerous it was to give a child methadone."
  • "These were the officers of justice, with a warrant of justiciary to search for and apprehend Euphemia, or Effie Deans, accused of the crime of child-murder."
  • "Personally, I felt that I was responsible, but not guilty, but try to put that defense before the safos and the justiciary."