noun, plural jus·ti·ci·ar·ies.
- justifiable homicide,
Origin of justiciary
Examples from the Web for justiciary
Sitting apart were the King's justiciary and the sheriff of Dumbarton.The Thirsty Sword|Robert Leighton
He has burgesses at Romney over whom he has justiciary rights, but they serve the king.Domesday Book and Beyond|Frederic William Maitland
He was brought before the justiciary, and indicted for being with the rebels at Glasgow, Bothwel, &c.Biographia Scoticana (Scots Worthies)|John Howie
The justiciary read it, and, with evident surprise, turned to consult with his associates.
While the justiciary was charging the jury his associates thoughtfully listened, and now and then glanced at the clock.