\kˈɪŋz ˈiːvə͡l], \kˈɪŋz ˈiːvəl], \k_ˈɪ_ŋ_z ˈiː_v_əl]\
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A disease of a scrofulous nature, formerly believed to be cured by the touch of a king; king's or queen's counsel, usually contracted Q.C., barristers who have been called within the bar, selected to be advocates for the Crown, against which they cannot act unless by special licence; king's or queen's evidence, in criminal proceedings, the evidence given by an accomplice against his fellows; court of king's bench, or queen's bench, one of the high courts of law in which the king formerly sat in person.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland