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Queen's Counsel


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a barrister or advocate appointed by the Crown (when the monarch is a queen)
  • n. In Canada, an honorific status conferred by the federal or provincial governments to senior or meritorious lawyers.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.
  • n. See King's counsel, King's evidence, under King.

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

  • n. Counsel to the Crown when the British monarch is a queen


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