Adjective "Admiralty" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Admiralty


    Definition:

    1. the office or jurisdiction of an admiral.

    2. the officials or the department of state having charge of naval affairs, as in Great Britain.

    3. a court dealing with maritime questions, offenses, etc.

    4. maritime law.

    5. the Admiralty, the official building, in London, of the British commissioners for naval affairs. adjective

    6. of or relating to admiralty law.

    Examples:

    "courts can be admiralty."

    "benches can be admiralty."

    "arrests can be admiralty."