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bill of indictment


from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a written accusation lawfully presented to a grand jury. If the jury consider the evidence sufficient to support the accusation, they indorse it “A true bill,” otherwise they write upon it “Not a true bill,” or “Not found,” or “Ignoramus”, or “Ignored.”
  • n. See under Bill.

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

  • n. a formal document written for a prosecuting attorney charging a person with some offense


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