from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the alleging a special cause, the sufficiency of which is to be left to those whose duty and office it is to decide upon it.
- n. the challenge of a juror on grounds not sufficient to constitute a principal challenge, but sufficient to give rise to a probable suspicion of favor or bias, such as acquaintance, business relation, etc. See Principal challenge, under Challenge.
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