interplead


in·ter·plead

verb \ˌin-tər-ˈplēd\

Definition of INTERPLEAD

intransitive verb
:  to go to trial with each other in order to determine a right on which the action of a third party depends

Origin of INTERPLEAD

Anglo-French enterpleder, from enter- inter- + pleder, plaider to plead — more at plead
First Known Use: 1567

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