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What does “Indigenous” mean?
Origin of Queen's Counsel
First recorded in 1855–60
Words nearby Queen's Counsel
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British Dictionary definitions for Queen's Counsel
(in England when the sovereign is female) a barrister or advocate appointed Counsel to the Crown on the recommendation of the Lord Chancellor, entitled to sit within the bar of the court and to wear a silk gownAlso called (when the sovereign is male): King's Counsel
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