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- noun Plural form of
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There was plenty of work for Daredeville and his brethren of the robe; but it all ended, after the flying about of sundry mandamuses and assize trials, in Sir
You realise, I hope, that there are here no judges, juries, nor lawyers, no _mandamuses_ and no appeals.
But if left to some other authority the right of counsel and the forms of a court would be invoked; the whole legal machinery of mandamuses, injunctions, _certioraris_, and the rules of evidence would be put in play to keep an incompetent clerk at his desk or a sleepy watchman on his beat.
"` And he's removed from the jurisdiction of mundane mandamuses, 'says I, ` by the unearthly statutes of female partiality.
"'And he's removed from the jurisdiction of mundane mandamuses,' says