puisne

adjective
puis·ne | \ ˈpyü-nē \

Definition of puisne 

chiefly British

: inferior in rank puisne judge

Other words from puisne

puisne noun

First Known Use of puisne

1648, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for puisne

Anglo-French puisné younger — more at puny

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