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king's evidence

noun, British Law.
evidence for the crown given by an accused person against his or her alleged accomplices.
Also called, when a queen is sovereign, queen's evidence.
Compare state's evidence. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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king's evidence

(when the sovereign is male) another name for queen's evidence
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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