follow Dictionary.com

Do you know ghouls from goblins and ghosts?

special term

noun, Law.
1.
the sitting of a court for the trial of a special case.
2.
the sitting of a court at an extraordinary time.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for special term
  • No testimony is taken on the court's special term day.

Word of the Day

Word Value for special

11
14
Scrabble Words With Friends