Meaning of justiciar

jus•ti•ci•ar

Pronunciation: ( ju-stish'ē-ur), [key]
— n.
  1. a high judicial officer in medieval England.
  2. the chief political and judicial officer in England from the reign of William I to that of Henry III.
  3. justiciary (def. 2).
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