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the least formal military court, consisting of one officer, for judging minor offenses
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
In the U.S. armed forces, a court-martial consisting of one officer, convened and held to try relatively minor offenses.