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common pleas

noun plural

Definition of COMMON PLEAS

1
singular in construction :  court of common pleas
2
a :  actions over which the English crown did not exercise exclusive jurisdiction
b :  civil actions between English subjects

First Known Use of COMMON PLEAS

15th century

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