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assize
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 12
1. An assembly of knights and other substantial men, with a bailiff or justice, in a certain place and at a certain time, for public business.
2. A special kind of jury or inquest.
4. A verdict or finding of a jury upon such writ.
6. A court, the sitting or session of a court, for the trial of processes, whether civil or criminal, by a judge and jury.
8. The periodical sessions of the judges of the superior courts in every county of England for the purpose of administering justice in the trial and determination of civil and criminal cases; - usually in the plural.
9. The time or place of holding the court of assize; - generally in the plural, assizes.
10. A statute or ordinance in general. Specifically: A statute regulating the weight, measure, and proportions of ingredients and the price of articles sold in the market; as, the assize of bread and other provisions; A statute fixing the standard of weights and measures.
Part of Speech: Noun
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