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

    An English court held in the royal household.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In English law. A board or court of justice held in the counting-house of the king's (or queen's) household, and composed of the lord steward and interior officors. It takes its name from the green cloth spread over the board at which it is held. Wharton; Cowell.