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special jury

noun Law.
  1. struck jury.
  2. blue-ribbon jury.
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Origin of special jury

First recorded in 1720–30
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Historical Examples of special jury

  • This action was defended up to the day of trial, and stood high on the special-jury list at Guildhall one morning.

    Secret Service or Recollections of a City Detective

    Andrew Forrester

British Dictionary definitions for special jury

special jury

  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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