the Privy Council

Definition of the Privy Council

  1. :  the group of people chosen by the British king or queen to serve as advisers

Word by Word Definitions

privyplay Privy
  1. :  private, withdrawn

    :  secret

    :  belonging or relating to a person in one's individual rather than official capacity

  1. :  a small building having a bench with holes through which the user may defecate or urinate

    :  toilet

    :  a person having a legal interest of privity

councilplay Council
  1. :  an assembly or meeting for consultation, advice, or discussion

    :  a group elected or appointed as an advisory or legislative body

    :  a usually administrative body

  1. :  used for councils especially by or with North American Indians

    :  built, maintained, or operated by a local governing agency

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