puisne

adjective
puis·​ne | \ ˈpyü-nē How to pronounce puisne (audio) \

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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The first known use of puisne was in 1648

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