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 Jurisprudence.Jury Mast. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Jury Leg (A).
 
A wooden leg, or leg for the nonce. (See JURY MAST.)   1
        “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.
 


 Jurisprudence.Jury Mast. 

 
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