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Webster 1913 Edition


Pleadings

Plead′ings

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Noun.
pl.
(Law)
The mutual pleas and replies of the plaintiff and defendant, or written statements of the parties in support of their claims, proceeding from the declaration of the plaintiff, until issue is joined, and the question made to rest on some single point.
Blackstone.

Webster 1828 Edition


Pleadings

PLE'ADINGS

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Noun.
In law, the mutual altercations between the plaintiff and defendant, or written statements of the parties in support of their claims, comprehending the declaration, count or narration of the plaintiff,the plea of the defendant in reply, the replication of the plaintiff to the defendant's plea, the defendant's rejoinder, the plaintiff's sur-rejoinder,the defendant's rebutter, the plaintiff's sur-rebutter, &c. till the question is brought to issue, that is, to rest on a single point.

Definition 2023


pleadings

pleadings

English

Noun

pleadings

  1. plural of pleading