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1. arreinement n.

3 quotations in 1 sense
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Law The procedure of calling upon an accused person to answer to a formal charge, arraignment.

2. ascroue n.

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Law Escrow.

3. cǒuntẹ̄ n.(3)

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(a) The territory ruled by a count; also, an English earldom; also fig.;(b) ?country, territory.

4. cǒurteisīe n.

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The complex of courtly ideals; chivalry, chivalrous conduct; also, contextually, one of these ideals, as courtly love, benevolence, kindness, cheerfulness.

5. dēceit(e n.

Additional spellings: deceite
82 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) Trickery, deceit, treachery; lying; (b) act of deceiving; a deception, stratagem, trick; a lie; (c) an ambush; (d) a fowler's snare or trap; some device to impede the passage of ships.

6. dē̆fendaunt n.

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(a) Law The defendant in a suit (as opposed to the plaintiff); (b) the challenged party in a trial by combat.

7. dē̆fēsaunce n.

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Law A condition which, if fulfilled, nullifies a contract, an obligation, or a judgment against litigant; also, the document stating such a condition; in defesaunce of, for nullifying (an obligation)…

8. dēmaunde n.

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(a) A question; (b) it is no demaunde, there is no question; that is no demaunde, this holde I no demaunde, there is no question about it, there is no doubt about that.

9. grẹ̄f n.

93 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) Hardship, misfortune, distress, trouble; bringen (turnen) to gref, to bring (sb.) into distress; kepen fro gref, preserve (sb.) from harm; (b) physical damage; (c) injury, grievance, wrong, cause…

10. misprisiọ̄n n.

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Law An offense or illegal act, esp. on the part of a public official.

11. oyer n.

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Law (a) A criminal hearing under a commission of oyer and terminer; oyer determiner; on eire of an oyer, on circuit under a commission of oyer and terminer; (b) oyer and terminer (determiner), a…

12. pleintī̆f n.

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(a) Law A person who brings formal suit against another in a court of law, plaintiff; one who seeks redress for wrong; (b) a complainer, plaintive person.

13. prẹ̄ve n.

178 quotations in 9 senses
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(a) Observed or recorded evidence supporting a statement, an assertion, accusation, or a claim; a piece of such evidence; maken preve of, to give evidence of (sth.); (b) evidence such as instances…

14. profre n.

42 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) An act of offering or presenting a gift; an offer of a gift, money, reward, help, etc.; (b) an offer of battle, a challenge; a peace offer or proposal, an offer to surrender; fig. the Devil's…

15. purchā̆s(e n.

Additional spellings: purchase
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(a) Acquisition, gain; also, something acquired or received, a possession; wealth, property, goods; fig. something possessed as a natural gift [quot.: Capgr.], something earned or deserved; ben of

16. purpartī(e n.

Additional spellings: purpartie
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(a) Law A share or division of property, esp. land, due to a person by inheritance; a portion of inherited property; (b) a portion, share; a part, division, or section on a map or in the sky; also…

17. purport(e n.

Additional spellings: purporte
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law the surface or expressed meaning of a document, stipulation, etc. (sometimes contrasted with tenour, its true and essential meaning; sometimes perhaps more generally, the contents or substance of…

18. purprestūre n.

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(a) Law An illegal occupation or encroachment upon land; unauthorized use of common, private, or royal land or of waterways, as by damming or diversion; (b) a payment or rent due to the legal owner of…

19. pursuaunt n.

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(a) One who seeks (to do sth.), an aspirant; (b) law one who brings suit, a plaintiff; one who presents a petition; also fig.

20. pursuit(e n.

Additional spellings: pursuite
51 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) The action of pursuing to overtake; a chase; (b) the action of pursuing with hostile intent; don pursuit ayenes, make pursuit after (sb.); maken pursuit on the chase, give chase; (c) the action of…