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Adjective: puisne  pyoo-nee
  1. Younger or inferior in rank; junior; associate; as, a chief justice and three puisne justices of the Court of Common Pleas; the puisne barons of the Court of Exchequer
Noun: puisne  pyoo-nee
  1. One who is younger, or of inferior rank; a junior; esp., a judge of inferior rank

Derived forms: puisnes

Encyclopedia: Puisne