cadilesker

Cadilesker

Ca`di*les"ker\, n. [Ar. q[=a][.d][=i] judge + al'sker the army, Per. leshker.] A chief judge in the Turkish empire, so named originally because his jurisdiction extended to the cases of soldiers, who are now tried only by their own officers.
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