- a court whose function it is to adjudicate on prizes taken in war.
Origin of prize court
Examples from the Web for prize court
Historical Examples of prize court
The prize-court will decide what is to be done with your cargo.Banzai!
Ferdinand Heinrich Grautoff
If such a ship opposes the prize-court then it must be treated as an enemy ship.Our Navy in the War
If the Trent had been taken into port, a prize-court must have liberated the prisoners.
Let us hope that the prize-court and its attendant officials did not absorb too big a share of the proceeds!
A few were released, but the larger part were condemned by a prize-court and sold.Young Peoples' History of the War with Spain
- law a court having jurisdiction to determine how property captured at sea in wartime is to be distributed