capitalis justiciarius ad placita coram rege tenenda (kap-i-tay-lis j<<schwa>>s-tish-ee-air-ee-<<schwa>>s ad plas-<<schwa>>-t<<schwa>> kor-<<schwa>>m ree-jee t<<schwa>>-nen-d<<schwa>>). [Latin] Hist. Chief justice for holding pleas before the king. • This phrase — which dates from the 13th century — referred to the chief justice of the King’s Bench. [Blacks Law 8th]