base-court definition

  • noun:
    • The secondary, inferior, or rear courtyard of a sizable residence; the external courtroom of a castle.
    • An inferior court of law, maybe not of record.
    • another or substandard court or yard, generally at the rear of a house, in opposition to the chief judge or primary quadrangle; a farm-yard.
    • In English legislation, an inferior judge of justice, but a court of record, as a court-baron, court-leet, etc.

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