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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A jury, especially a special jury, selected from an original panel of 48 members from which each party strikes off names until the list is reduced to the required number.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A special jury, composed of persons having special knowledge or qualifications, selected by striking from the panel of jurors a certain number for each party, leaving the number required by law to try the cause.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • a special jury, composed of persons having special knowledge or qualifications, selected by striking from the panel of jurors a certain number for each party, leaving the number required by law to try the cause.

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