Daniel-come-to-judgement definition

(idiomatic) One who wisely settles a difficult matter.
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Noun

Singular:
daniel-come-to-judgement
Plural:
Daniels come to judgement

Origin of daniel-come-to-judgement

  • Coined by Shakespeare in The Merchant of Venice (c.1597), after the Biblical Daniel famed for his wise judgement and dream interpretations.

    From Wiktionary