HyperDic: taney

English > 1 sense of the word Taney:
NOUNperson Taney, Roger Taney, Roger Brooke TaneyUnited States jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court
Taney > pronunciation
Soundstey'niy
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > Taney: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningUnited States jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court; remembered for his ruling that slaves and their descendants have no rights as citizens (1777-1864).
SynonymsRoger Taney, Roger Brooke Taney
Instance ofchief justiceThe judge who presides over a supreme court

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