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After a quarter of a century of successful practice he was appointed 1808 a puisne judge of the Supreme Court.
We must look to quality, and not to weight, for the six puisne judges, as we should call them in the courts.Afloat And Ashore|James Fenimore Cooper
Puisne, pū′ne, adj. (law) younger or inferior in rank, applied to certain judges in England.
After them came the Ricks-Senators in their order, the puisne first.A Journal of the Swedish Embassy in the Years 1653 and 1654, Vol II.|Bulstrode Whitelocke
Yes, it was the robing and unrobing room of the puisne judges, the magistrates, right enough!Messengers of Evil|Pierre Souvestre