court of sessions

noun phrase

: any of various state criminal courts of record

Word History

First Known Use

1843, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of court of sessions was in 1843

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“Court of sessions.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/court%20of%20sessions. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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