Definition of Privy. Meaning of Privy. Synonyms of Privy

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Definition of Privy

Privy
Privy Priv"y, n.; pl. Privies. 1. (Law) A partaker; a person having an interest in any action or thing; one who has an interest in an estate created by another; a person having an interest derived from a contract or conveyance to which he is not himself a party. The term, in its proper sense, is distinguished from party. --Burrill. Wharton. 2. A necessary house or place; a backhouse.

Meaning of Privy from wikipedia

- Privy is an old-fashioned term for an outdoor toilet, often known as an outhouse and by many other names. Privy may also refer to: Privy council, a body...
- Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, commonly known as the Privy Council of the United Kingdom or simply the Privy Council, is a formal body of...
- A privy council is a body that advises the head of state of a nation, typically, but not always, in the context of a monarchic government. The word "privy"...
- directly as such or (more commonly) by holding sinecure posts such as Lord Privy Seal, or otherwise empty titles such as First Secretary of State. Certain...
- The Queen's Privy Council for Canada (QPC; French: Conseil privé de la Reine pour le Canada; known as the King's Privy Council for Canada in the reign...
- The Lord Privy Seal (or, more formally, the Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal) is the fifth of the Great Officers of State in the United Kingdom, ranking...
- A privy seal refers to the personal seal of a reigning monarch, used for the purpose of authenticating official do****ents of a much more personal nature...
- The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC) is the highest court of appeal for certain British territories and Commonwealth countries. Established...
- In India, a privy purse was a payment made to the ruling (royal or lower) families of erstwhile princely states as part of their agreements to first integrate...
- A privy mark was originally a small mark or differentiation in the design of a coin for the purpose of identifying the mint, moneyer, some other aspect...
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