Definition of Common Serjeant in English:

Common Serjeant

Line breaks: Com¦mon Ser|jeant

noun

  • (In the UK) a circuit judge of the Central Criminal Court with duties in the City of London.
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    • The Common Serjeant of London, ordered not guilty verdicts to be recorded on all 11 charges at Snaresbrook Crown Court.
    • After lengthy discussion with counsel, the Common Serjeant addressed the jury.
    • He was Common Serjeant of the City of London at twenty-three, and he was Lord High Chancellor at thirty-seven.

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