Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An oversight in pleading, or the acknowledgment of a mistake or oversight.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An oversight in pleading, or the acknowledgment of a mistake or oversight.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In law, an error in pleading or other proceeding, or the acknowledgment of a mistake or an oversight.

Etymologies

From Old French j'ai failli ("I have failed"). (Wiktionary)

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