justice in eyre

noun

Definition of justice in eyre

: an itinerant judge riding the circuit to hold court in the different counties

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History and Etymology for justice in eyre

Middle English, translation of Anglo-French justice en eire

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“Justice in eyre.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/justice%20in%20eyre. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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