The definition of a jury is a group of people appointed to decide a verdict.(noun)
An example of a jury is twelve men and women selected to decide if a person is guilty or innocent in a murder trial.
See jury in Webster's New World College Dictionary
noun pl. juries
Origin: ME jure < Anglo-Fr juree < OFr, oath, judicial inquest < ML jurata, a jury, properly fem. pp. of L jurare, to take an oath, swear < jus (gen. juris), law < IE *yewos, fixed rule > OIr huisse, just
Origin: < ?
See jury in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. ju·ries
Origin: Middle English jure
Origin: , from Anglo-Norman juree
Origin: , from
Origin: feminine past participle of jurer, to swear
Origin: , from Latin iūrāre
Origin: , from iūs, iūr-, law; see yewes- in Indo-European roots.
Origin: From jury-rig.
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