common pleas

plural noun
Updated on: 14 Nov 2017

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

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First Known Use of common pleas

15th century


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Common Pleas

noun

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