matrons

matrons
матроны

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  • matrons, jury of — Jury impaneled to determine if a woman condemned to death is pregnant. In commonlaw practice, a jury of twelve matrons or discreet women, impaneled upon a writ de ventre inspiciendo, or where a female prisoner, being under sentence of death,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • matrons, jury of — Jury impaneled to determine if a woman condemned to death is pregnant. In commonlaw practice, a jury of twelve matrons or discreet women, impaneled upon a writ de ventre inspiciendo, or where a female prisoner, being under sentence of death,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • matrons — ma·tron || meɪtrÉ™n n. house mother, dorm mother; woman; married woman; head nurse; supervisor; mother …   English contemporary dictionary

  • MATRONS — Matronis …   Abbreviations in Latin Inscriptions

  • matrons — transom …   Anagrams dictionary

  • Jury of Matrons — The Jury of Matrons was a form of special jury at English common law, usually used to resolve legal disputes over whether or not a party to a legal action was pregnant. Civil Juries The civil jury of matrons was used to determine whether a… …   Wikipedia

  • Auld Matrons — is Child ballad 249.ynopsisWillie comes to his love, Annie, and she urges him to come to bed. He is wary of the auld Matrons, sitting by the fire, but Annie says she never moves. As soon as they re gone, auld Matrons wakes the sheriff with the… …   Wikipedia

  • Jury of matrons — Matron Ma tron, n. [F. matrone, L. matrona, fr. mater mother. See {Mother}.] 1. A wife or a widow, especially, one who has borne children; a woman of staid or motherly manners. [1913 Webster] Your wives, your daughters, Your matrons, and your… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jury of matrons — See matrons, jury of …   Black's law dictionary

  • jury of matrons — See matrons, jury of …   Black's law dictionary

  • jury of matrons — noun (obsolete) A jury of women empanelled to give a decision in a case of alleged pregnancy • • • Main Entry: ↑jury …   Useful english dictionary


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