good and lawful

adjective

Definition of good and lawful

of a member of a grand jury
: having every statutory as well as common-law qualification required

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“Good and lawful.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/good%20and%20lawful. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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