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petty jury

n.
Variant of petit jury.

petty jury

n
(Law) a variant spelling of petit jury
petty juror n

pet′ty

(or pet′it) ju′ry


n.
a jury, usu. of 12 persons, impaneled to render a verdict in a civil or criminal proceeding (disting. from grand jury).
[1680–90]
pet′ty ju′ror, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.petty jury - a jury of 12 to determine the facts and decide the issue in civil or criminal proceedings
jury - a body of citizens sworn to give a true verdict according to the evidence presented in a court of law
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
petit juror, petty juror - a member of a petit jury
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