provost court

noun

Definition of provost court

: a military court usually for the trial of minor offenses within an occupied hostile territory

First Known Use of provost court

1864, in the meaning defined above

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“Provost court.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/provost%20court. Accessed 20 Apr. 2021.

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