Definitions of "chancery"
  1. A type of court in England and Wales presided over by the Lord Chancellor and engaged in deciding cases based on fairness and equitable principles
  2. The established procedures and guidelines followed by a court to resolve disputes in accordance with principles of fairness and equity
How to use "chancery" in a sentence
  1. The chancery court made an equitable decision based on the fairness of the situation.
  2. The principles of chancery were applied to resolve a case involving a complex property dispute.
  3. The complex inheritance case was referred to chancery to ensure a decision based on equity.

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