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Palace Pal"ace (p[a^]l"[asl]s; 48), n. [OE. palais, F. palais, fr. L. palatium, fr. Palatium, one of the seven hills of Rome, on which Augustus had his residence. Cf. {Paladin}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The residence of a sovereign, including the lodgings of high officers of state, and rooms for business, as well as halls for ceremony and reception. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

2. The official residence of a bishop or other distinguished personage. [1913 Webster]

3. Loosely, any unusually magnificent or stately house. [1913 Webster]

{Palace car}. See under {Car}.

{Palace court}, a court having jurisdiction of personal actions arising within twelve miles of the palace at Whitehall. The court was abolished in 1849. [Eng.] --Mozley & W. [1913 Webster]


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  • Palace court — Palace Pal ace (p[a^]l [asl]s; 48), n. [OE. palais, F. palais, fr. L. palatium, fr. Palatium, one of the seven hills of Rome, on which Augustus had his residence. Cf. {Paladin}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The residence of a sovereign, including the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Car — Car, n. [OF. car, char, F. cahr, fr. L. carrus, Wagon: a Celtic word; cf. W. car, Armor. karr, Ir. & Gael. carr. cf. {Chariot}.] 1. A small vehicle moved on wheels; usually, one having but two wheels and drawn by one horse; a cart. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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