Entry from US English dictionary
A criminal court that holds sessions at night for granting bail and quickly disposing of charges.
- Production begins this summer with stories focusing on the lives of prosecutors, defense attorneys and accused criminals in the night court of New York city.
- The bail hearing wouldn't take place for another hour, night court at seven-thirty, which in reality meant it might not actually happen till nine.
- And you know, when I was college age, I remember when I was in college, for of cheap date on a Friday night, I would take the girl to night court.
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Syllabification: night court
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