a criminal court that convenes at night for the quick disposition of charges and the granting of bail.
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Origin of night court
First recorded in 1930–35
Words nearby night court
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Example sentences from the Web for night court
Ordinarily it would have been a simple bull-pen, night-court case—a loud-mouth drunk refusing to pay for a drink.Ten From Infinity|Paul W. Fairman