court-baron definition

  • noun:
    • a substandard courtroom of municipal jurisdiction, attached with a manor, and held by the steward; a baron's judge.
    • An inferior court of civil jurisdiction, mounted on a manor, and held by the steward; a baron's judge; -- now-fallen into disuse.
    • A domestic judge in old English manors for redressing misdemeanors, etc., in the manor, as well as settling tenants' disputes.
    • a substandard court of civil jurisdiction, mounted on a manor, and held by the steward; a baron's courtroom.
    • An inferior judge of municipal jurisdiction, attached to a manor, and held because of the steward; a baron's judge; -- now fallen into disuse.
    • A domestic judge in old English manors for redressing misdemeanors, etc., in manor, and deciding tenants' conflicts.

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