Jedburgh cast

noun Jed·burgh cast \ˈjedˌbərə-, -b(ə)rə-\
variants: less commonly

Jeddart cast

\ˈjedə(r)t-\

Definition of Jedburgh cast

Scottish

  1. :  a court trial after punishment has been inflicted

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Origin and Etymology of jedburgh cast

from Jedburgh or Jeddart, town in Roxburgh, Scotland, where in the 17th century a band of marauders was summarily executed


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