Court of Exchequer


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Court of Exchequer

formerly an English civil court where Crown revenue cases were tried.

COURT OF EXCHEQUER, Eng. law. A court of record anciently established for the trial of all matters relating to the revenue of the crown. Bac. Ab. h.t.

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