King's Counsel

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King's Counsel

n. Abbr. KC
A barrister of the highest rank. Used when the sovereign is a man.

King's Counsel

n
(Law) (when the sovereign is male) another name for Queen's Counsel

King's′ Coun′sel


n.
a body of barristers appointed to be the British crown's counsel and who are permitted to plead inside the bar.
Also called, when a queen is sovereign, Queen's Counsel.
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Noun1.King's Counsel - Counsel to the Crown when the British monarch is a king
Counsel to the Crown - a barrister selected to serve as counsel to the British ruler
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Pickwick by the coat sleeve, the little man led him to the low seat just beneath the desks of the King's Counsel, which is constructed for the convenience of attorneys, who from that spot can whisper into the ear of the leading counsel in the case, any instructions that may be necessary during the progress of the trial.
Phunky, as he entered, and took his seat behind the row appropriated to the King's Counsel, attracted Mr.