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Definition of Gaol delivery. Meaning of Gaol delivery. Synonyms of Gaol delivery

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Definition of Gaol delivery

Gaol delivery
Gaol Gaol, 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.] Commission of general gaol delivery, an authority conferred upon judges and others included in it, for trying and delivering every prisoner in jail when the judges, upon their circuit, arrive at the place for holding court, and for discharging any whom the grand jury fail to indict. [Eng.] Gaol delivery. (Law) See Jail delivery, under Jail.

Meaning of Gaol delivery from wikipedia

- criminal cases are heard before a deemster sitting in the court of general gaol delivery; in a defended case[specify] the deemster sits with a jury of seven" timestamp="2017-02-06t22:19:57z" />