from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A criminal attempt.
- noun In law: A proceeding in a court of judicature after an inhibition is decreed. A thing done after an extra-judicial appeal. A matter improperly innovated or attempted by an inferior judge.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun obsolete An attempt; an assault.
- noun A proceeding in a court of judicature, after an inhibition is decreed.
- noun Any step wrongly innovated or attempted in a suit by an inferior judge.
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