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Petit \Pet"it\, a. [F. See Petty.]
Small; little; insignificant; mean; -- Same as Petty.
[Obs., except in legal language.]
By what small, petit hints does the mind catch hold of
and recover a vanishing notion. --South.
Petit constable, an inferior civil officer, subordinate to
the high constable.
Petit jury, a jury of twelve men, impaneled to try causes
at the bar of a court; -- so called in distinction from
the grand jury.
Petit larceny, the stealing of goods of, or under, a
certain specified small value; -- opposed to grand
larceny. The distinction is abolished in England.
Petit ma[^i]tre. [F., lit., little master.] A fop; a
coxcomb; a ladies' man. --Goldsmith.
Petit serjeanty (Eng. Law), the tenure of lands of the
crown, by the service of rendering annually some implement
of war, as a bow, an arrow, a sword, a flag, etc.
Petit treason, formerly, in England, the crime of killing a
person to whom the offender owed duty or subjection, as
one's husband, master, mistress, etc. The crime is now not
distinguished from murder.