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Definition of "witness-stand" [witness-stand]

  • The place where a witness, while giving evidence in court, is stationed. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "witness-stand" in a sentence
  • "Schemmer had pointed to the bruises when, on the witness-stand, he had identified Ah Cho."
  • "Did any one say here on the witness-stand that he had not bought city loan as he said he had?"
  • "Nor will he enter the witness-stand until after a conference, or, where necessary, a number of conferences with counsel, and thus, not before he has had every opportunity to differentiate to the best of his ability between (a) well-established medical facts and generally accepted, but not as yet thoroughly established medical facts, and (b) between such facts and theory."