jeofail

noun
jeo·​fail | \ ˈjeˌfā(ə)l \
plural -s

Definition of jeofail

archaic
: a mistake or oversight in legal pleading or other proceeding or the acknowledgement of such an error

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History and Etymology for jeofail

Anglo-French jeo fail, jo faill I am at fault, I mistake

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“Jeofail.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jeofail. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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