juryman

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juryman

(ˈdʒʊərɪmən)
n, pl -men
(Law) a member of a jury, esp a man

ju•ry•man

(ˈdʒʊər i mən)

n., pl. -men.
a juror.
[1570–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.juryman - someone who serves (or waits to be called to serve) on a juryjuryman - someone who serves (or waits to be called to serve) on a jury
jury - a body of citizens sworn to give a true verdict according to the evidence presented in a court of law
foreperson - the presiding member of the jury and the one who speaks on their behalf
panelist, panellist - a member of a panel
petit juror, petty juror - a member of a petit jury
Translations
مُحَلَّف، عُضْو هَيْئَة مُحَلَّفين
kviîdómari
porotca

juryman

[ˈdʒʊərɪmən] N (jurymen (pl)) → miembro m del jurado

juryman

[ˈdʒʊərimən] njuré mjury service n (British) to do jury service → faire partie d'un juryjury system n (LAW)système m de jugement par jury

juryman

[ˈdʒʊərɪmən] n (-men (pl)) → giurato

jury

(ˈdʒuəri) plural ˈjuries noun
1. a group of people legally selected to hear a case and to decide what are the facts, eg whether or not a prisoner accused of a crime is guilty. The verdict of the jury was that the prisoner was guilty of the crime.
2. a group of judges for a competition, contest etc. The jury recorded their votes for the song contest.
ˈjuror, ˈjuryman nouns
a member of a jury in a law court.
References in classic literature ?
But our former description of a citizen will admit of correction; for in some governments the office of a juryman and a member of the general assembly is not an indeterminate one; but there are particular persons appointed for these purposes, some or all of the citizens being appointed jurymen or members of the general assembly, and this either for all causes and all public business whatsoever, or else for some particular one: and this may be sufficient to show what a citizen is; for he who has a right to a share in the judicial and executive part of government in any city, him we call a citizen of that place; and a city, in one word, is a collective body of such persons sufficient in themselves to all the purposes of life.
cried Alice, quite forgetting in the flurry of the moment how large she had grown in the last few minutes, and she jumped up in such a hurry that she tipped over the jury-box with the edge of her skirt, upsetting all the jurymen on to the heads of the crowd below, and there they lay sprawling about, reminding her very much of a globe of goldfish she had accidentally upset the week before.
The trial cannot proceed,' said the King in a very grave voice, `until all the jurymen are back in their proper places-- ALL,' he repeated with great emphasis, looking hard at Alice as he said do.
Discontented or hungry jurymen, my dear sir, always find for the plaintiff.
Pickwick, pointing to a couple of enclosed seats on his right, 'that's where the jurymen sit, is it not?
At the appointed hour arrives the coroner, for whom the jurymen are waiting and who is received with a salute of skittles from the good dry skittle-ground attached to the Sol's Arms.
Krook's back second floor, from which a few of the jurymen retire pale and precipitately.
At every vote (the Jurymen voted aloud and individually), the populace set up a shout of applause.
If the board attended to all the nonsense that ignorant jurymen talk, they'd have enough to do.
Bar's knowledge of that agglomeration of jurymen which is called humanity was as sharp as a razor; yet a razor is not a generally convenient instrument, and Physician's plain bright scalpel, though far less keen, was adaptable to far wider purposes.
You and I know that he died of sheer fright, and we know also what frightened him, but how are we to get twelve stolid jurymen to know it.
She sought out one or two of the jurymen, talked with them, and endeavoured to possess them with favourable dispositions, on account that nothing was taken away, and no house broken, etc.