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Judgesʹ Robes

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In the criminal courts, where the judges represent the sovereign, they appear in full court dress, and wear a scarlet robe; but in Nisi Prius Courts the judge sits merely to balance the law between civilians, and therefore appears in his judicial undress, or violet gown.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Judaism
Judas
Judas Kiss (A)
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Judas Tree
Judas-coloured Hair
Jude (St.)
Judée
Judge’s Black Cap
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