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law lord

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Definition of law lord in English:

noun

(In the UK) a member of the House of Lords qualified to perform its legal work.
Example sentences
  • The warning of growing unrest among judges about their involvement came yesterday from a former law lord.
  • During last night's debate the former law lord warned: ‘The lord chancellor should be in the cabinet, we get rid of that at our peril.’
  • A senior law lord was the sole dissenter.

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