Bed of justice
Related to Bed of justice: lettre de cachet
|(French Hist.)||the throne (F. lit bed) occupied by the king when sitting in one of his parliaments (judicial courts); hence, a session of a refractory parliament, at which the king was present for the purpose of causing his decrees to be registered.|
|See under Bed.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.