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police' court"




an inferior court with summary jurisdiction for the trial of persons accused of any of certain minor offenses, and with power to examine those charged with more serious offenses and hold them for trial in a superior court or for a grand jury. Also called magistrate's court.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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