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garnishee

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noun gar·nish·ee \ˌgär-nə-ˈshē\

Definition of garnishee

  1. :  a person who is served with a legal process of garnishment

1627

First Known Use of garnishee

1627


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garnishee

verb gar·nish·ee

Definition of garnishee

garnisheed

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garnisheeing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to serve with a garnishment

  3. 2 :  to take (something, such as a debtor's wages) by legal authority

1846

First Known Use of garnishee

1846


Law Dictionary

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garnishee

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noun gar·nish·ee \ˌgär-nə-ˈshē\

Legal Definition of garnishee

  1. :  a third party holding garnished property or money of a debtor


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garnishee

transitive verb gar·nish·ee

Legal Definition of garnishee

garnisheed

garnisheeing

  1. :  garnish

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