Court of arches
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|(Eng. Law)||the court of appeal of the Archbishop of Canterbury, whereof the judge, who sits as deputy to the archbishop, is called the Dean of the Arches, because he anciently held his court in the church of St. Mary-le-Bow (de arcubus. It is now held in Westminster.|
|See under Arches, Audience, etc.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.