1.Of or pertaining to some person exclusively; assigned to private uses; not public; private; as, the privy purse.
2.Secret; clandestine.
3.Appropriated to retirement; private; not open to the public.
4.Admitted to knowledge of a secret transaction; secretly cognizant; privately knowing.
His wife also being privy to it.
- Acts v. 2.
Myself am one made privy to the plot.
- Shak.
Privy chamber
a private apartment in a royal residence.
Privy council
(Eng. Law) the principal council of the sovereign, composed of the cabinet ministers and other persons chosen by the king or queen.
Privy councilor
a member of the privy council.
- Burrill.
Privy purse
moneys set apart for the personal use of the monarch; also, the title of the person having charge of these moneys.
Privy seal
the seal which the king uses in grants, etc., which are to pass the great seal, or which he uses in matters of subordinate consequence which do not require the great seal; also, elliptically, the principal secretary of state, or person intrusted with the privy seal.
- Macaulay.
Privy verdict
a verdict given privily to the judge out of court; - now disused.
- Burrill.
n.1.(Law) A partaker; a person having an interest in any action or thing; one who has an interest in an estate created by another; a person having an interest derived from a contract or conveyance to which he is not himself a party. The term, in its proper sense, is distinguished from party.
2.A necessary house or place for performing excretory functions in private; an outhouse; a backhouse.
Noun1.Privyprivy - a room equipped with toilet facilities
2.Privyprivy - a small outbuilding with a bench having holes through which a user can defecate
Adj.1.privy - hidden from general view or use; "a privy place to rest and think"; "a secluded romantic spot"; "a secret garden"
Synonyms: secluded, secret
2.privy - (followed by `to') informed about something secret or not generally known; "privy to the details of the conspiracy"

PRIVY. One who is a partaker, or has an interest in any action, matter or thing.

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Translate Privy to German
privilege against self incrimination
privilege of the floor
Privileged communication
Privileged communications
Privileged debts
privileged instruction
Privileged witnesses
Privilegium clericale
Privilegium est beneficium personale et extinguitur cum persona
Privilegium est quasi privata lex
Privity of contract
Privity of estate
-- Privy --
Privy chamber
privy council
Privy councilor
privy purse
Privy seal
Privy verdict
Prix de Rome
prix fixe
Prix Goncourt
Prize court
Prize fight
Prize fighter
Prize fighting
Prize master
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