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Jury Leg (A)

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A wooden leg, or leg for the nonce. (See Jury Mast.)

“I took the leg off with my saw … seared the stump … and made a jury leg that he shambles about with as well as ever he did.”—Sir W. Scott: The Pirate, chap. xxxiv.

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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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Junner
Juno
Junonian Bird
Junto
Jupiter
Jupiter Scapin
Jupiter’s Beard
Jurassic Rocks
Jurisprudence
Jury Leg (A)
Jury Mast
Jus Civile
Jus Divinum
Jus Gentium (Latin)
Jus Mariti (Latin)
Jus de Réglisse (liquorice)
Jus et Norma Loquendi
Just (The)
Juste Milieu (French)
Justices in Eyre (pron. ire)