Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    Formerly the supreme English common-law court, now a department of the High Court of Justice.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In English law. The supreme court of common law in the kingdom, now merged in the high court of justice under the judicature act of 1873, ยง 16.