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Crown Office

(The). A department belonging to the Court of Queen's Bench. There are three Crown officers appointed by the Lord Chief Justice—viz. (1) Queen's Coroner and Attorney; (2) the Master; and (3) the Assistant Master. The offices are held during good behaviour.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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