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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Judicature \Ju"di*ca*ture\ (?; 135), n. [F., fr. LL. judicatura.] [1913 Webster] 1. The state or profession of those employed in the administration of justice; also, the dispensing or administration of justice. [1913 Webster] The honor of the judges in their judicature is the king's honor. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. A court of justice; a judicatory. --South. [1913 Webster] 3. The right of judicial action; jurisdiction; extent jurisdiction of a judge or court. [1913 Webster] Our Savior disputes not here the judicature, for that was not his office, but the morality, of divorce. --Milton. [1913 Webster]