In law, a trial is a coming together of parties to a dispute, to present information (in the form of evidence) in a tribunal, a formal setting with the authority to adjudicate claims or disputes. One form of tribunal is a court. The tribunal, which may occur before a judge, jury, or other designated trier of fact, aims to achieve a resolution to their dispute.
obsolete spelling of tried|nodot=1; try
Tested, hence, proven to be firm or reliable.
Put on trial, taken before a lawcourt.