(in Scotland) the highest civil court.
the supreme civil court in Scotland
noun 1. any of state courts of criminal jurisdiction in California, New York, and a few other states.
noun 1. any rule or regulation of a court with which one must comply or risk a contempt action.
noun Severe physical punishment for a gang member deemed disloyal: She can face a ”court-out,” in which there is no time limit to the beating (1990s+ Street gang)
noun, U.S. History. 1. an unsuccessful attempt by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1937 to appoint up to six additional justices to the Supreme Court, which had invalidated a number of his New Deal laws.