Dives costs

plural noun
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Definition of Dives costs

: ordinary costs allowed in English law to a successful plaintiff by a chancery court as distinguished from costs on a reduced scale allowed to one suing in forma pauperis

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History and Etymology for Dives costs

Latin dives rich man

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“Dives costs.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dives%20costs. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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