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Chief Justice

chief justice n

: a chief judge of a usually higher level court
;specif
often cap
: the chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court
chief jus·tice·ship n



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.