Meaning of Court Christian in English:

Court Christian

Pronunciation /ˌkɔːt ˈkrɪstʃ(ə)n/

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noun

historical
  • An ecclesiastical or religious court; a court having jurisdiction over matters of canon law and ecclesiastical affairs.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Geoffrey Chaucer (c1340–1400), poet and administrator. From court + Christian, after Anglo-Norman court cristiene.