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court-leet

noun
  1. the full name for leet 1 (def. 1)
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Historical Examples of court-leet

  • To be assessed by the court-leet in fact established his title.

    The Toilers of the Field

    Richard Jefferies

  • The court-leet was the criminal court for a district less than a county.

  • It was governed by a 'boroughreeve' and two constables elected annually at the court-leet.

  • It was a 35 quaint old structure, and the court-leet and court-baron held sittings in it.

    Chelsea

    G. E. (Geraldine Edith) Mitton

  • When the court-leet was differentiated, the court baron remained with feudal rights alone.