court of arches definition

  • others:
    • the court of appeal of the Archbishop of Canterbury, whereof the judge, just who sits as deputy into archbishop, is known as the Dean of the Arches, because he anciently presented his courtroom in chapel of St. Mary-le-Bow (de arcubus). It is currently held in Westminster.
  • noun:
    • See under Arches, Audience, etc.
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