traverse jury
noun Date: 1823 petit jury

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  • Traverse jury — Traverse Trav erse, n. [F. traverse. See {Traverse}, a.] 1. Anything that traverses, or crosses. Specifically: [1913 Webster] (a) Something that thwarts, crosses, or obstructs; a cross accident; as, he would have succeeded, had it not been for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • traverse jury — [trav′ərs] n. PETIT JURY * * * …   Universalium

  • traverse jury — [trav′ərs] n. PETIT JURY …   English World dictionary

  • traverse jury — noun : a jury impaneled to try a civil or criminal case : trial jury distinguished from grand jury * * * traverse jury, Law. = petit jury. (Cf. ↑petit jury) …   Useful english dictionary

  • traverse jury — A petit jury, that is, a trial jury. 31 Am J Rev ed Jury § 2. A jury impaneled to sit on the trial of an action. United States v Taylor, 147 US 695, 698, 37 L Ed 335, 337, 13 S Ct 479 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • traverse jury. — See petty jury. [1815 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • traverse jury — Petit jury …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • traverse jury. — See petty jury. [1815 25] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Traverse — Trav erse, n. [F. traverse. See {Traverse}, a.] 1. Anything that traverses, or crosses. Specifically: [1913 Webster] (a) Something that thwarts, crosses, or obstructs; a cross accident; as, he would have succeeded, had it not been for unlucky… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Traverse board — Traverse Trav erse, n. [F. traverse. See {Traverse}, a.] 1. Anything that traverses, or crosses. Specifically: [1913 Webster] (a) Something that thwarts, crosses, or obstructs; a cross accident; as, he would have succeeded, had it not been for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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