any vertical member in a roof truss, especially a king post.
noun 1. a male heir apparent to a throne. noun 1. the male heir to a sovereign throne
noun 1. the wife of a crown prince. 2. a female heir presumptive or heir apparent to a throne. noun 1. the wife of a crown prince 2. the female heir to a sovereign throne
- Crown prosecution service
noun 1. (in England and Wales) an independent prosecuting body, established in 1986, that decides whether cases brought by the police should go to the courts: headed by the Director of Public Prosecutions CPS Compare procurator fiscal
- Crown prosecutor
noun 1. (Canadian) another name for Crown attorney