Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Assertion; allegation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete Allegation.

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  • noun archaic Allegation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun statements affirming or denying certain matters of fact that you are prepared to prove

Etymologies

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From Middle English, from Old French alegement, alegemant, alléguer, from Latin allegare ("send for, to bring forth, name, produce in evidence"), from ad ("to") + legare ("to depute, send")

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