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Variant of petit jury.
(Law) a variant spelling of petit jury
petty juror n
(or pet′it) ju′ry
a jury, usu. of 12 persons, impaneled to render a verdict in a civil or criminal proceeding (disting. from grand jury).
pet′ty ju′ror, n.
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|Noun||1.||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"