MESSAGE FROM THE CROWN
\mˈɛsɪd͡ʒ fɹʌmðə kɹˈa͡ʊn], \mˈɛsɪdʒ fɹʌmðə kɹˈaʊn], \m_ˈɛ_s_ɪ_dʒ f_ɹ_ʌ_m_ð_ə k_ɹ_ˈaʊ_n]\
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In English law. The method of communicating between the sovereign and the house of parliament. A written message under the royal sign-manual is brought by a member of the house, being a minister of the crown or one of the royal household. Verbal mes- sages are also sometimes delivered. May, Pari. Pr. c. 17.
By Henry Campbell Black
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