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

    A court held before the lord warden of the Cinque Ports. A writ of error lay from the mayor and jurats of each port to the lord warden in thla court, and thence to the queen's bench. The civil jurisdiction of the Cinque Ports is abolished by 18 & 19 Viet c. 48.