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Mickleton Jury

(The). A corruption of mickle-tourn (magnus turnus). The jury of court leets. These leets were visited Easter and Michaelmas by the county sheriffs in their tourns.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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