HyperDic: rutledge

English > 1 sense of the word Rutledge:
NOUNperson Rutledge, John RutledgeUnited States jurist and second chief justice of the United States Supreme Court
Rutledge > pronunciation
Soundsrah'tlihjh
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English > Rutledge: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningUnited States jurist and second chief justice of the United States Supreme Court; he was appointed by George Washington and briefly served as chief justice but was ultimately rejected by the United States Senate (1739-1800).
SynonymJohn Rutledge
Instance ofchief justiceThe judge who presides over a supreme court
SpanishJohn Rutledge
CatalanJohn Rutledge

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