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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A bill that has been postponed or deferred to another session.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A case for trial which can not be tried during the term; a postponed case.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In English law, a suit standing over, or a proceeding connected with one which is delayed or deferred.

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