judges of gaol delivery


judges of gaol delivery
Judges who were specially commissioned to hear and determine the cases of persons imprisoned in a jail.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • Gaol delivery — Gaol Gaol (j[=a]l), n. [See {Jail}.] A place of confinement, especially for minor offenses or provisional imprisonment; a jail. [Preferably, and in the United States usually, written {jail}.] [1913 Webster] {Commission of general gaol delivery},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • justices of gaol delivery — Judges who were commissioned to hear the cases of persons who were in jail …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Commission of general gaol delivery — Gaol Gaol (j[=a]l), n. [See {Jail}.] A place of confinement, especially for minor offenses or provisional imprisonment; a jail. [Preferably, and in the United States usually, written {jail}.] [1913 Webster] {Commission of general gaol delivery},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Court of Oyer and Terminer and General Gaol Delivery — Court of Oyer and Terminer and General Gaol (or Jail) Delivery /kort av oyar and tarmanar aend jenaral jeyl dalivariy/ In American law, formerly, a court of criminal jurisdiction in the state of Pennsylvania. It was held at the same time with the …   Black's law dictionary

  • Court of Oyer and Terminer and General Gaol Delivery — Court of Oyer and Terminer and General Gaol (or Jail) Delivery /kort av oyar and tarmanar aend jenaral jeyl dalivariy/ In American law, formerly, a court of criminal jurisdiction in the state of Pennsylvania. It was held at the same time with the …   Black's law dictionary

  • Gaol — (j[=a]l), n. [See {Jail}.] A place of confinement, especially for minor offenses or provisional imprisonment; a jail. [Preferably, and in the United States usually, written {jail}.] [1913 Webster] {Commission of general gaol delivery}, an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jail delivery judges — See judges of gaol delivery …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Court of Oyer and Terminer and General Jail Delivery — Court of Oyer and Terminer and General Gaol (or Jail) Delivery /kort av oyar and tarmanar aend jenaral jeyl dalivariy/ In American law, formerly, a court of criminal jurisdiction in the state of Pennsylvania. It was held at the same time with the …   Black's law dictionary

  • Court of Oyer and Terminer and General Jail Delivery — Court of Oyer and Terminer and General Gaol (or Jail) Delivery /kort av oyar and tarmanar aend jenaral jeyl dalivariy/ In American law, formerly, a court of criminal jurisdiction in the state of Pennsylvania. It was held at the same time with the …   Black's law dictionary

  • jail — Gaol Gaol (j[=a]l), n. [See {Jail}.] A place of confinement, especially for minor offenses or provisional imprisonment; a jail. [Preferably, and in the United States usually, written {jail}.] [1913 Webster] {Commission of general gaol delivery},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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