Courts-martial
Court-martial Court`-mar"tial (k?rt`m?r"shal), n.; pl. {Courts-martial} (k?rts`-). A court consisting of military or naval officers, for the trial of one belonging to the army or navy, or of offenses against military or naval law. [1913 Webster]

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