Definition of Lord Ordinary in English:
(In Scotland) any of the judges of the Outer House of the Court of Session.
- The Outer House consists of 24 Lords Ordinary sitting alone or, in certain cases, with a civil jury.
- The Parliament Hall was the court - room of Outer House, and there each week in his turn a Lord Ordinary sat as a judge of first instance, occupying the sovereign's throne.
- The reclaiming motion was allowed and the interlocutor of the Lord Ordinary recalled.
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