Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

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

  • noun (Law) An oversight in pleading, or the acknowledgment of a mistake or oversight.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

Etymologies

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

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