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juryman

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Pronunciation: /ˈdʒʊərɪmən
 
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Definition of juryman in English:

noun (plural jurymen)

A person serving on a jury.
Example sentences
  • They were not to hold meetings, or to sit on assizes, or to be empanelled as jurymen, for any cause whatever; but were to be excluded from every office, for ever more.
  • This abandonment of common sense and reason is dangerous, particularly when scientists consider themselves to be the only persons fit enough to serve as jurymen in law courts.
  • The Full Court of Victoria nonetheless dismissed the appeal from this tongue-tied judge - your Honour - who thought he was a juryman.

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