a.1.(Naut.) For temporary use; - applied to a temporary contrivance.
Jury rudder
a rudder constructed for temporary use.
1.(Law) A body of people, selected according to law, impaneled and sworn to inquire into and try any matter of fact, and to render their true verdict according to the evidence legally adduced. In criminal trials the number of such persons is usually twelve, but in civil cases and in grand juries it may different. See Grand jury under Grand, and Inquest.
The jury, passing on the prisoner's life.
- Shak.
2.A committee for determining relative merit or awarding prizes at an exhibition or competition; as, the art jury gave him the first prize.
Jury of inquest
a coroner's jury. See Inquest.
Noun1.jury - a body of citizens sworn to give a true verdict according to the evidence presented in a court of law
2.jury - a committee appointed to judge a competition
Synonyms: panel

JURY. A body of men selected according to law, for the purpose of deciding some controversy.
     2. This mode of trial by jury was adopted soon after the conquest of England, by William, and was fully established for the trial of civil suits in the reign of Henry II. Crabb's C. L. 50, 61. In the old French law they are called inquests or tourbes of ten men. 2 Loisel's Inst. 238, 246, 248.
     3. Juries are either grand juries, (q.v.) or petit juries. The former having been treated of elsewhere, it will only be necessary to consider the latter. A petit jury consists of twelve citizens duly qualified to serve on juries, impanelled and sworn to try one or more issues of facts submitted to them, and to give a judgment respecting the same, which is called a verdict.
     4. Each one of the citizens so impanelled and sworn is called a juror. Vide Trial.
     5. The constitution of the United States directs, that "the trial of all crimes, except in cases of impeachment, shall be by jury;" and this invaluable institution is also, secured by the several state constitutions. The constitution of the United States also provides that in suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved. Amend. VII.
     6. It is scarcely practicable to give the rules established in the different states to secure impartial juries; it may, however, be stated that in all, the selection of persons who are to serve on the jury is made by disinterested officers, and that out of the lists thus made out, the jurors are selected by lot.

To see a jury in your dream, suggests that you are placed under scrutiny by others. You feel that others are judging you and your actions. To dream that you are part of a jury, indicates that tend to past judgment on others.commission, committee, panel
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