Jury mast, a temporary mast, in place of one that has been carried away, or broken.Jury rudder, a rudder constructed for temporary use.

(Ju"ry) n.; pl. Juries [OF. jurée an assize, fr. jurer to swear, L. jurare, jurari; akin to jus, juris, right, law. See Just, a., and cf. Jurat, Abjure.]

1. (Law) A body of men, usually twelve, selected according to law, impaneled and sworn to inquire into and try any matter of fact, and to render their true verdict according to the evidence legally adduced. See Grand jury under Grand, and Inquest.

The jury, passing on the prisoner's life.

2. A committee for determining relative merit or awarding prizes at an exhibition or competition; as, the art jury gave him the first prize.

Jury of inquest, a coroner's jury. See Inquest.

(Ju"ry*man) n.; pl. Jurymen One who is impaneled on a jury, or who serves as a juror.

(Ju"ry-rigged`) a. (Naut.) Rigged for temporary service. See Jury, a.

(Jus"si) n. A delicate fiber, produced in the Philippine Islands from an unidentified plant, of which dresses, etc., are made.

(Just) a. [F. juste, L. justus, fr. jus right, law, justice; orig., that which is fitting; akin to Skr. yu to join. Cf. Injury, Judge, Jury, Giusto.]

1. Conforming or conformable to rectitude or justice; not doing wrong to any; violating no right or obligation; upright; righteous; honest; true; — said both of persons and things. "O just but severe law!" Shak.

There is not a just man upon earth, that doeth good, and sinneth not.
Eccl. vii. 20.

Just balances, just weights, . . . shall ye have.
Lev. xix. 36.

How should man be just with God?
Job ix. 2.

We know your grace to be a man.
Just and upright.

2. Not transgressing the requirement of truth and propriety; conformed to the truth of things, to reason, or to a proper standard; exact; normal; reasonable; regular; due; as, a just statement; a just inference.

Just of thy word, in every thought sincere.

The prince is here at hand: pleaseth your lordship
To meet his grace just distance 'tween our armies.

He was a comely personage, a little above just stature.

Fire fitted with just materials casts a constant heat.
Jer. Taylor.

When all
The war shall stand ranged in its just array.

Their named alone would make a just volume.

Jury to Juvenescent

(Ju"ry) a. [Etymol. uncertain.] (Naut.) For temporary use; — applied to a temporary contrivance.

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