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 ?
I carried straightway to the village the topmost spire, and showed it to stranger jurymen who walked the streets--for it was court week--and to farmers and lumber-dealers and woodchoppers and hunters, and not one had ever seen the like before, but they wondered as at a star dropped down.
At every vote (the Jurymen voted aloud and individually), the populace set up a shout of applause.
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.
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.
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.
For some little time the jurymen hang about the Sol's Arms colloquially.
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.
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.
Bar was a sight wondrous to behold, and full of matter, when, jauntily waving his double eye-glass by its ribbon, and jauntily drooping to an Universe of jurymen, he, in the most accidental manner ever seen, found himself at Mr Merdle's shoulder, and embraced that opportunity of mentioning a little point to him, on which he particularly wished to be guided by the light of his practical knowledge.
If the board attended to all the nonsense that ignorant jurymen talk, they'd have enough to do.