Dives costs

plural noun \"-\

Definition of Dives costs

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of dives costs

Latin dives rich man

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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