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Challenging a Jury

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This may be to object to all the jurors from some informality in the way they have been “arrayed” or empanelled, or to one or more of the jurors, from some real or supposed disqualification or bias of judgment. The word “challenge” is Norman, and is exactly equivalent to “call out;” hence we say Captain A challenged or called out Captain B.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Chair
Chair-days
Chair of St. Peter (The)
Chalcedony [kalcedony]
Chaldee’s (Kal-dees)
Chalk
Chalk and Cheese
Chalks
Challenge to the Array (A)
Challenge to the Polls (A)
Challenging a Jury
Cham (kam)
Chambre Ardente (French)
Chameleon
Champ de Manœuvre (Le)
Champs de Mai
Champs de Mars
Champak
Champerty
Champion and Severall
Champion of England