Definition of "oyez"
  1. A call by the bailiff or other officer of the court for silence and attention before the court or a branch thereof begins
How to use "oyez" in a sentence
  1. As the court session began, the court officer bellowed 'oyez' to command silence and attention.
  2. The courtroom fell silent at the sound of 'oyez' echoed by the bailiff.
  3. The ancient term 'oyez' is often heard in modern courtrooms to signify the court's commencement.

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