provost court

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1864, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of provost court was in 1864

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“Provost court.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/provost%20court. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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