Definition of law lord noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


law lord

BrE BrE//ˈlɔː lɔːd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlɔː lɔːrd//
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a member of the British House of Lords who was qualified to perform its legal work. In 2009 the law lords’ role was taken over by the judges of the new Supreme Court.