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commissary-court

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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Scots law: A supreme court established in Edinburgh in the sixteenth century, to which were transferred the duties formerly discharged by the bishops' commissaries.
  • n. A sheriff's or county court which decrees and confirms executors to deceased persons leaving personal property in Scotland, and discharges relative incidental functions.

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