Definition of Jeffreys, George in English:

Jeffreys, George

proper noun

  • 1st Baron (c.1645–89), Welsh judge. Chief Justice of the King's Bench from 1683, he took part in the Popish Plot prosecutions and later became infamous for his brutal sentencing at the Bloody Assizes.

Pronunciation:

Jeffreys, George

/ˈdʒɛfrɪz/