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Lord Chief Justice

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noun
  1. the presiding judge of Britain's High Court of Justice, the superior court of record for both criminal and civil cases.
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  • On this occasion the lord-chief-justice Denman spoke on the question for the first time.

    The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.

    E. Farr and E. H. Nolan


British Dictionary definitions for lord chief justice

Lord Chief Justice

noun
  1. the judge who is second only to the Lord Chancellor in the English legal hierarchy; president of one division of the High Court of Justice
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