witness-box

noun
wit·​ness-box | \ ˈwit-nəs-ˌbäks How to pronounce witness-box (audio) \

Definition of witness-box

chiefly British
: an enclosure in which a witness sits or stands while testifying in court

First Known Use of witness-box

1794, in the meaning defined above

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“Witness-box.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/witness-box. Accessed 18 Apr. 2021.

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