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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The presiding judge of a high court having several judges, especially the U.S. Supreme Court.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The presiding justice, or principal judge, of a court.
  • n. See in the Vocabulary.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the judge who presides over a supreme court

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