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King's evidence British & World English

In the reign of a king, the term for Queen's evidence.

turn King's evidence British & World English

(Of a criminal) give information in court against one’s partners in order to receive a less severe punishment

turn King's evidence in evidence British & World English

(Of a criminal) give information in court against one’s partners in order to receive a less severe punishment

turn King's or Queen's or US state's evidence in evidence British & World English

(Of a criminal) give information in court against one’s partners in order to receive a less severe punishment