Lord Chief Justice

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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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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