High Court of Justiciary

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • High Court of Justiciary the supreme criminal court of justice in Scotland
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. justitia.

Usage

In literature:

The prisoner was placed at the Bar, before the High Court of Justiciary, at Edinburgh.
"The Law and the Lady" by Wilkie Collins
He must be of noble birth, of course, and is likewise President of the High Court of Justiciary.
"Germany, Bohemia, and Hungary, Visited in 1837. Vol. II" by G. R. Gleig
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