1375–1425; late Middle English empanellen < Anglo-French empaneller. See em-1, panel (Source: dictionary.com)
Late Middle English from Anglo-Norman French empaneller, from em- ‘in’ + Old French panel ‘panel’. (Source: lexico.com)
Definitions of Impanel
verb (used with object)
- to enter on a panel or list for jury duty.
- to select (a jury) from the panel.
- to enter names on a panel or other official list.
- a variant spelling (esp US) of empanel
- Enlist or enrol (a jury).
- : to enroll in or on a panel impanel a jury
Example sentences for Impanel
- Brooklyn district attorney Ken Thompson explained his decision to impanel a grand jury in a statement released Friday.
- No only sheriffs, but their employees who impanel juries or execute process in the courts shall take an oath of office.
- Seventy-two days were required to impanel the jury before which Ruef was tried, fifty days being devoted to actual court work.
- I expect to impanel a new grand jury along in January and I wouldn't be surprised ef they looked into the matter purty thoroughly.
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