Definition of Lord Auditor in US English:

Lord Auditor


  • 1(More fully "Lord Auditor of (causes and) complaints (in Parliament)" (in Scotland) a member of a judicial committee for the hearing of miscellaneous civil complaints, suits, etc.

  • 2(More fully "Lord Auditor of (the) Exchequer (also †chequer)") a member of the former Court of Exchequer, which dealt with questions of customs duties and other revenues of the Scottish Crown (merged into the Court of Session in 1856).


Late Middle English.