Definition of Puisne:
(in the UK and some other countries) denoting a judge of a superior court inferior in rank to chief justices.
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?
- 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