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jury room

a private room, adjacent to a courtroom, where a trial jury discusses a case and reaches its verdict.
Origin of jury room
First recorded in 1760-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • It corroborated exactly what 340 we learned in the jury room.

  • The jury filed into the jury room and began its deliberations.

    The Hindered Hand Sutton E. Griggs
  • At the head of the staircase Dannie stopped, turned, and ran swiftly back into the jury room.

    Pickett's Gap Homer Greene
  • The plea of "not guilty" was entered; the panel of talesmen called from the jury room.

    Mountain Clement Wood
  • O'Brien, ostentatiously producing a cigarette, lounged out through the side door leading to the jury room and prison cells.

    Tutt and Mr. Tutt Arthur Train

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