Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The form by which either party, in pleading, accepts the issue tendered by his/her opponent; a joinder in issue.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The technical name of the form by which either party, in pleading, accepts the issue tendered by his opponent; -- called sometimes a joinder in issue.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In like manner: in law, the technical designation of the common-law form by which, when the pleading of one party, tendering an issue, demanded trial, the other accepted the issue by saying, “and the [defendant] doeth the like.”

Etymologies

Latin, in like manner. (Wiktionary)

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