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special jury

special jury

noun

  1. (formerly) a jury whose members were drawn from some profession or rank of society as well as possessing the usual qualifications for jury service


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Word History and Origins

Origin of special jury1

First recorded in 1720–30

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Example Sentences

The Sundance jury was impressed, too, creating a Special Jury Prize for the Spirit of Independence specifically for the film.

Did any man ever suggest a special jury of smugglers in a suit of our lady the Queen, for the offence of "running" goods?

I now proceed to offer some remarks on what is called a Special Jury.

He calls attention to the "special jury," before which he was summoned.

I forgot to ask Widdrington for the certificate for the costs of the special jury.

The special jury returned a verdict for plaintiff, damages £500.

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