the sofa upon which the king of France sat when holding formal sessions of the parliament.
the session itself.
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How to use lit de justice in a sentence
The King has called them to Versailles to-morrow, where he will hold a lit de justice, and compel them to register the tax.The Writings of Thomas Jefferson | Thomas Jefferson
In the course of this simple and graphic description mention has been made of the lit de justice (seat of justice).
A lit de justice was necessary to provide for the requirements of the government.
General Triscoe, from his 'lit de justice', passed this point in silence.The March Family Trilogy, Complete | William Dean Howells
Yesterday they took the young king to parliament for his first lit de justice.The Correspondence of Madame, Princess Palatine, Mother of the Regent; of Marie-Adlade de Savoie, Duchesse de Bourgogne; and of Madame de Maintenon, in Relation to Saint-Cyr | Charlotte-Elisabeth, duchesse d Orlans; Marie Adelaide, of Savoy, Duchess of Burgundy; and Madame de Maintenon