justiciar

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noun jus·ti·ci·ar \ˌjə-ˈsti-shē-ər, -ˌär\

Definition of justiciar

  1. :  the chief political and judicial officer of the Norman and later kings of England until the 13th century

Origin and Etymology of justiciar

Medieval Latin justitiarius, from Latin justitia


First Known Use: 15th century


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