Words nearby assize
How to use assize in a sentence
The judges of assize, by virtue of their commission of nisi prius, try the causes thus appointed.
On the other hand the Assize of Arms restored the national militia to its old important place.The Influence and Development of English Gilds|Francis Aiden Hibbert
A hundred and twenty more were to have been tried, but the approach of the royal troops led to the adjournment of the Assize.Witch, Warlock, and Magician|William Henry Davenport Adams
On the following day there was a crowded court-house in the assize town of the neighboring county.
So the Judges of Assize were ordered in their circuits to tell the people to comply with the order and pay the money!The Trial of Theodore Parker|Theodore Parker
British Dictionary definitions for assize
- a sitting of a legislative assembly or administrative body
- an enactment or order of such an assembly
- trial by jury
- another name for jury 1