jury wheel

noun Law.

a device, containing slips with the names of prospective jurors, that when spun mixes the names for random selection.

Nearby words

  1. jury,
  2. jury box,
  3. jury is still out, the,
  4. jury process,
  5. jury room,
  6. jury-packing,
  7. jury-rig,
  8. jury-rigged,
  9. juryman,
  10. jurywoman

Origin of jury wheel

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85

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