adjourned summons


Definition of adjourned summons

English law
: an originating summons that has been adjourned from chambers for a hearing in court

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First Known Use of adjourned summons

1839, in the meaning defined above

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“Adjourned summons.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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