a verdict of not proven: acceptable in certain cases in Scottish criminal law.
any inconclusive decision or declaration.
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How to use Scotch verdict in a sentence
My resolution to dispute the Scotch verdict, and my unjust suspicions of Mrs. Beauly, first amused, then surprised him.The Law and the Lady | Wilkie Collins