Definition of Dikast
1. dicast [n -S] - See also: dicast
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dikast
Literary usage of Dikast
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Essays from the London Times: Second Series by Samuel Phillips (1852)
"The verdict of the dikast was given secretly; that of the juror is given openly. The juror is limited to a certain issue, and that an issue of fact, ..."
2. A Concise Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities: Based on Sir William by Francis Warre Cornish (1898)
"A different system of voting was that in which there were two boxes, one for condemnation and the other for acquittal, and each ' dikast had ..."
3. Essays from the London Times: A Collection of Personal and Historical Sketches by Samuel Phillips (1852)
"The juror is limited to a certain issue, and that an issue of fact, not of law ; the dikast was not limited to a certain issue, and took cognisance equally ..."
4. Types of Ethical Theory by James Martineau (1889)
"A and B, whose shares in some common matter of good or ill are in doubt, and a dikast, who solves the doubt; and that it is of the ..."