Petty juror

petty jury

noun
(in a civil or criminal proceeding) a jury, usually of 12 persons, impaneled to determine the facts and render a verdict pursuant to the court's instructions on the law.
Also, petit jury.
Also called traverse jury.
Compare grand jury.


Origin:
1680–90

petty juror, noun
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petty jury
 
n
a variant spelling of petit jury
 
petty juror
 
n

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