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king's evidence

noun British Law.
  1. evidence for the crown given by an accused person against his or her alleged accomplices.
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Also called, when a queen is sovereign, queen's evidence.
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king's evidence

noun
  1. (when the sovereign is male) another name for queen's evidence
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