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night court

noun
1.
a criminal court that convenes at night for the quick disposition of charges and the granting of bail.
Origin of night court
1930-1935
1930-35
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  • Ordinarily it would have been a simple bull-pen, night-court case—a loud-mouth drunk refusing to pay for a drink.

    Ten From Infinity Paul W. Fairman

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