from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A stand or enclosed area in a courtroom from which a witness presents testimony.
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- n. An enclosed area in a courtroom where witnesses give their evidence.
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- n. a box enclosure for a witness when testifying
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I leaned heavily on the burled edge of the witness stand and looked down with a mournful sigh.
Lowrey had laughed all over again on the witness stand and said, Like, dug?
Clayton was referring to the evisceration of Dr. Morse on the witness stand in the St Agnes Hospital case.
I did the bereavement shuffle to the witness stand and handed an exhibit to Frankie Costello, a lump of a plant manager with a pencil-thin mustache.
He slouches on the witness stand as Emma Wasserstein paces in front of him.
Lincoln's client went upon the witness stand and testified to the account he had against the defendant, gave the amount due after allowing all credits and set-offs, and swore positively that it had not been paid.
LATE ONE SUMMER MORNING, one of Marijane Placek’s clients stepped up to the witness stand and began to tell a story so horrific that it left spectators in the courtroom gallery with their mouths agape.