from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In a court of justice, an inclosed space in which the jury sits.


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  • It is not enough simply to prove that the man committed the murder, but to make the jury violently angry against him, and cause them to shudder in the jury-box, as he exposes the horrid details of the crime.

    The Paris Sketch Book

  • O"Mara is right about one thing, " he said, putting his large hands on the jury-box railing.

    The 5th Horseman

  • The lawyer cocked an eyebrow at him and stroked her moustache, a distinctive gesture that you could see in any number of courtv archives of famous civil-rights battles, typically just before she unloaded both barrels at the jury-box and set one or another of her many precedents.

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  • It did not suffice that they too should be man and wife as thoroughly as any whom God had joined together, if twelve men assembled together in a jury-box should say otherwise.

    John Caldigate

  • No! The men in the jury-box may decide how they will.

    The Last Chronicle of Barset

  • Mr. Chaffanbrass was famous for these little silent addresses to the jury-box.

    The Three Clerks

  • His hand reaching in twelve times drew out the names of the twelve jurymen, who as their names were called, were ordered to take their places in the jury-box.

    The Financier

  • Steger suddenly turned from the jury-box and walked to his seat beside Cowperwood, while Shannon arose, calm, forceful, vigorous, much younger.

    The Financier

  • Meanwhile the great argument had been begun in the jury-room, and all the points that had been meditatively speculated upon in the jury-box were now being openly discussed.

    The Financier

  • Putting his hands on the jury-box rail, he began in a very quiet, modest, but impressive way:

    The Financier


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