[pet-ee-fits-mawr-is, -mor-] /ˈpɛt i fɪtsˈmɔr ɪs, -ˈmɒr-/
Henry Charles Keith, 5th Marquis of Lansdowne, .
noun 1. (in a civil or criminal proceeding) a jury, usually of 12 persons, impaneled to determine the facts and render a verdict pursuant to the court’s instructions on the law. noun 1. a variant spelling of petit jury
noun, Law. 1. larceny in which the value of the goods taken is below a certain legally specified amount. noun 1. a variant spelling of petit larceny
noun 1. a noncommissioned U.S. Navy rank with three grades. 2. one of the minor officers on a merchant ship, as a boatswain or carpenter. noun 1. a noncommissioned officer in a naval service, comparable in rank to a sergeant in an army or marine corps
noun, English Law. 1. . [pet-ee] /ˈpɛt i/ noun, English Law. 1. the killing of a husband by his wife, of a lord by his servant, or of an ecclesiastic by a subordinate ecclesiastic.