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A person who is on trial in a court of law:‘the constables guarding the undertrials were taken by surprise’
- ‘All prisoners are not criminals and many in prison are undertrials.’
- ‘They do not disqualify an undertrial from contesting elections; it only bars a person in jail from voting.’
- ‘74 per cent of our total prisoners are undertrials.’
- ‘The prisoners housed in this sub-jail are undertrials mainly serving time for distilling and selling illicit arrack.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.