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blue-ribbon jury a jury specially selected for high intelligence, education, or other elite qualities.
grand jury a jury of twelve to thirty-three citizens who are gathered to determine whether there is enough evidence against accused persons to indict them and bring them to trial.
jury-rig to assemble or put into place in a makeshift way, or for temporary use, as on a vessel.
petit jury a group of twelve citizens selected to witness a civil or criminal trial and empowered to decide, after discussing the evidence and issues presented, whether a defendant is guilty or not. (Cf. grand jury.)
petty jury see petit jury.
trial jury see petit jury.