summary court-martial

summary court-martial
noun
: a court-martial consisting of one commissioned officer and having authority to impose no sentence in excess of one month's confinement or forfeiture of two-thirds of one month's pay — compare general court-martial, special court-martial

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U.S. Mil.
a court-martial composed of one commissioned officer, authorized to try minor offenses against military law.

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