DESPOT

Definition of DESPOT in Black's Law Dictionary 4th Edition – Legal dictionary – Glossary of legal terms.

Definition of DESPOT

This word, in its original and most simple acceptation, signifies master and supreme lord; it is synonymous with monarch; but taken in bad part, as it is usually employed, it signifies a tyrant. In some states, despot is the title given to the sovereign, as king is given in others. Enc. Lond.

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