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justice of the peace

justice of the peace

Definition of JUSTICE OF THE PEACE

:  a local magistrate empowered chiefly to administer summary justice in minor cases, to commit for trial, and to administer oaths and perform marriages

First Known Use of JUSTICE OF THE PEACE

15th century

Rhymes with JUSTICE OF THE PEACE

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