hand up

handed up; handing up; hands up

Definition of hand up

transitive verb

of a jury
: to deliver (an indictment) to a judge or higher judicial authority

First Known Use of hand up

1970, in the meaning defined above

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hand up

transitive verb

Legal Definition of hand up

: to deliver (an indictment) to a judge or higher judicial authority

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