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[vi-nahy-ree-muh n, -neer-ee-]
noun, plural ve·ni·re·men. Law.
  1. a person summoned under a venire facias.
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Origin of venireman

1770–80, Americanism; venire (see venire facias) + man1
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Historical Examples of veniremen

  • The twelve jurymen chosen had cost the State in fees alone to the veniremen summoned nearly $5,000.

    The Crime of the Century

    Henry M. Hunt

  • Its practical commencement was on August 30th, when the examination of veniremen for the selection of a jury was inaugurated.

  • But before a jury had been secured to try Calhoun 2370 veniremen had been called into court, and no less than 922 examined.

  • She seldom looked at the veniremen, nor did she appear to be following the questions put to them.

British Dictionary definitions for veniremen


noun plural -men
  1. (in the US and formerly in England) a person summoned for jury service under a venire facias
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