king's evidence

noun British Law.
evidence for the crown given by an accused person against his or her alleged accomplices.
Also called, when a queen is sovereign, queen's evidence. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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king's evidence
(when the sovereign is male) another name for queen's evidence

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