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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In law: A suit or action.
  • n. The pursuit of a criminal.
  • n. The feudal service of attendance at the lord's court.
  • n. The witnesses brought to court by a plaintiff to prove his count or declarations. In that sense they were his followers or suit, whence the term ‘to bring suit.’

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