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

  • n. A jury that sits at civil and criminal trials. Also called trial jury.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A regular trial jury, assembled to determine criminal or civil liability.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a jury of twelve men, impaneled to try causes at the bar of a court; -- so called in distinction from the grand jury.

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

  • n. a jury of 12 to determine the facts and decide the issue in civil or criminal proceedings


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