embracery

noun
em·​brac·​ery | \ im-ˈbrā-sə-rē How to pronounce embracery (audio) \
plural embraceries

Definition of embracery

: an attempt to influence a jury corruptly

First Known Use of embracery

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for embracery

Middle English, from Anglo-French embraceour

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“Embracery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/embracery. Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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embracery

noun
em·​brac·​ery | \ im-ˈbrā-sə-rē How to pronounce embracery (audio) \
plural embraceries

Legal Definition of embracery

: an attempt to influence a jury corruptly

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