Puisne

Puisne,

Definition of Puisne:

  1. (in the UK and some other countries) denoting a judge of a superior court inferior in rank to chief justices.

  2. Junior or subordinate in rank. A puisne mortgage, for example, is junior in its claim on the mortgaged asset than the preceding or senior mortgage(s).

How to use Puisne in a sentence?

  1. Application allowed with the costs reserved to court that hears appeal, to be heard by three judges one of whom can be a puisne judge to sit.

Meaning of Puisne & Puisne Definition