court of inquiry

noun phrase

Definition of court of inquiry

: a military court that inquires into and reports on some military matter (such as an officer's questionable conduct)

First Known Use of court of inquiry

1757, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of court of inquiry was in 1757

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Court of King's Bench

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“Court of inquiry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/court%20of%20inquiry. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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: a military court that inquires into and reports on some military matter (as an officer's questionable conduct)

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