Meaning of ADMIRALTY in English

/ad"meuhr euhl tee/ , n. , pl. admiralties , adj.


1. the office or jurisdiction of an admiral.

2. the officials or the department of state having charge of naval affairs, as in Great Britain.

3. a court dealing with maritime questions, offenses, etc.

4. maritime law.

5. the Admiralty , the official building, in London, of the British commissioners for naval affairs.


6. of or pertaining to admiralty law.

[ 1300-50; ME amiralty 2 ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .