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cross-examination
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

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Definition
the re-questioning of a witness who has already been questioned by the other side in court
  • Never, never, never, on cross-examination ask a witness a question you don't already know the answer to, was a tenet I absorbed with my baby-food.
    p. 237.1
cross-examination = re-questioning a witness who has already been questionied by the other side in court
  • Jem was not one to dwell on past defeats: it seemed the only message he got from Atticus was insight into the art of cross examination.
    p. 68.8
  • This was as much as I heard of Mr. Gilmer's cross-examination, because Jem made me take Dill out.
    p. 265.4
  • Well, Mr. Finch didn't act that way to Mayella and old man Ewell when he cross-examined them.
    p. 266.3
  • cross-examined = re-questioned a witness who had already been questioned by the other side in court
  • Which reminded me that we were missing nearly all of Mr. Gilmer's cross-examination.
    p. 269.6
  • It has relied instead upon the testimony of two witnesses whose evidence has not only been called into serious question on cross-examination, but has been flatly contradicted by the defendant.
    p. 271.7

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