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small-claims court

[smawl-kleymz]
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noun
  1. a special court established to handle small claims or debts, usually without the services of lawyers.
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Origin of small-claims court

First recorded in 1920–25
Also called small-debts court [smawl-dets] /ˈsmɔlˈdɛts/.
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