Find an indictment

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Find an indictment said of the grand-jury when they are satisfied of the truth of the accusation, and endorse the bill, A true bill
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. indictāre, freq. of indicĕre, indictum, to declare—in, in, dicĕre, to say.

Usage

In literature:

He accordingly drew up an indictment and procured the finding of a true bill against Helton.
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 3 of 4" by American Anti-Slavery Society
He accordingly drew up an indictment and procured the finding of a true bill against Helton.
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus" by American Anti-Slavery Society
An ineffectual attempt was next made to procure an indictment against Zengar, but the grand jury refused to find a bill.
"Continental Monthly, Vol. 4, No 3, September 1863" by Various
You cannot find anybody guilty of charges in an indictment unless you prove them.
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 10 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Legal" by Robert G. Ingersoll
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In news:

An Hidalgo County Judge finds herself on the other side of the bench after being indicted.
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