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  • n. One who is impaneled on a jury, or who serves as a juror.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who is impaneled on a jury, or who serves as a juror.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who is impaneled on a jury, or who serves as a juror.
  • n. A member of any body of persons chosen to try a case at law or to inquire into the merits of a cause presented to them, as one of the dicasts of ancient Athens, or of the judices of ancient Rome, or of a modern jury of award.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who serves (or waits to be called to serve) on a jury

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Examples

  • But the plea of insanity, with its vague test of responsibility, whose terms the juryman may construe for himself (or which his fellow-jurors may construe for him) offers an unlimited and fertile field for the

    Courts and Criminals

  • A member of the assembly decides about future events, a juryman about past events: while those who merely decide on the orator's skill are observers.

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  • A juryman surmised that the deceased slipped as he was watching the waves, pointing out that his hat was found on the stones.

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  • The case was livened up one day in early July when an elderly spectator inadvertently wandered into the jury box when trying to find his seat, leading one of the prosecuting councils to joke that "The 13th juryman is on the Bench I always understood."

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  • During that time, he bought a considerable amount of land, and became active in the affairs of New Milford, serving as juryman, town clerk, church deacon, school committeeman, and agent to the Assembly of Town business.

    History of American Women

  • Philippe, he was a great provincial lawyer, wealthy and influential, a wise elector, and a very severe juryman; he was still a man of pleasure.

    Les Miserables

  • He is compelled to behave as a suppliant49 in the courts of justice, and when some juryman comes into court, to grasp his hand.

    The Polity of the Athenians and the Lacedaemonians

  • Looking round, he saw that the juryman had turned together, to consider their verdict.

    Oliver Twist

  • One judge, or juryman, has made up his mind that prose was your true province, and that your letters will out-live your lays.

    Letters to Dead Authors

  • He was quite unconcerned, laughed, and said in a pleasant way, I thought for a moment we had a thirteenth juryman, without a bed.

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