Definition of Talesmen
1. Noun. (plural of talesman) ¹
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Definition of Talesmen
1. talesman [n] - See also: talesman
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Literary usage of Talesmen
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1. The Encyclopædia of Pleading and Practice: Under the Codes and Practice Acts by William Mark McKinney, Thomas Johnson Michie (1898)
"Where the law is silent as to the number of talesmen who may be procured, ... In procuring talesmen the formalities requisite to the drawing and summoning ..."
2. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland (1890)
"talesmen. regular jury or part of the regular panel are engaged in another trial at the same time, the decisions are equally for and against the summoning ..."
3. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1883)
"The panel was exhausted, and four talesmen were called by the marshal ; but there was no delay in obtaining a jury. It was made up as follows : Foreman, ..."
4. Federal Procedure at Law: A Treatise on the Procedure in Suits at Common Law by Chrisenberry Lee Bates (1908)
"Same—Provisions of Revised Statutes as to talesmen not repealed.—Section eight hundred and four of the United States Revised statutes, directing how ..."
5. A Treatise on the Law of Trials in Actions Civil and Criminal by Seymour Dwight Thompson, Marion C. Early (1912)
"Of talesmen. 24. [Continued.] Under what Circumstances Summoned. 25. [Continued.] Conflicting Rulings on this Subject. 26. [Continued. ..."
6. The Practice in Civil Actions and Proceedings at Law, in Ohio, and by Joseph Rockwell Swan (1850)
"talesmen. When a cause is called for trial, the sheriff calls over the names of the regular jury, who answer to their names and take their seats in the box. ..."
7. The Statutes of Ohio and of the Northwestern Territory, Adopted Or Enacted by Ohio, Salmon Portland Chase, Northwest Territory (1833)
"... talesmen to be summoned. } 4. That if by accident or challenge, on the day assigned for trial, there should not be a full jury, the sheriff or coroner ..."
8. The Practice at Law, in Equity, and in Special Proceedings in All the Courts by William Wait (1874)
"talesmen. attendance; or his own health or that of any member of his family ... talesmen. Whenever a sufficient number of jurors, duly drawn and summoned, ..."