Queen's Counsel

noun

: a barrister selected to serve as counsel to the British crown
used during the reign of a queen

Word History

First Known Use

1850, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Queen's Counsel was in 1850

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“Queen's Counsel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Queen%27s%20Counsel. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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