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  • n. a court of law.

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

  • n. a tribunal that is presided over by a magistrate or by one or more judges who administer justice according to the laws

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Examples

  • I who am fool enough to speak seriously of such things in a lawcourt?

    The Defense

  • It dealt with details of service in some lawcourt in the provinces, of prosecutors and presidents, of some department intrigues, of the depravity of some registration clerks, of an inspector, of the sudden appointment of

    The Double

  • The latter is examined only in the lawcourt, like other magistrates

    The Athenian Constitution

  • If any officer is rejected on this vote, he is tried in the lawcourt, and if he is found guilty the people decide what punishment or fine shall be inflicted on him; but if he is acquitted he resumes his office.

    The Athenian Constitution

  • These officers are examined in the lawcourt before they begin to act, and give in accounts on each occasion of their acting.

    THE ATHENIAN CONSTITUTION

  • The latter is examined only in the lawcourt, like other magistrates (for all magistrates, whether elected by lot or by open vote, are examined before entering on their offices); but the nine Archons are examined both in the Council and again in the law-court.

    THE ATHENIAN CONSTITUTION

  • Of course it was wrong of him to annex those wigs and gowns, and sell them for theatrical "properties," but it is impossible not to admire the pluck of a man who stole from a lawyer in the precincts of a lawcourt.

    Inns and Taverns of Old London

  • The Egyptians were hardly unique in transposing the model of a human lawcourt in this world to a divine one in the next, but one particular spell offers an intriguing twist.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Killingly a grouse in the sanative clangoring, you may, if you slovak, use the purau lawcourt edgeways the skincare to project an onyx or noaa.

    Rational Review

  • (served as subpoena, or writ commanding his attendance at a lawcourt).

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol VI No 2

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