law day

noun

Definition of law day

1 obsolete : a day in which a court is or is to be in session also : the session of such a court
2 : a day named in a bond or mortgage for the payment of the money secured by it

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History and Etymology for law day

Middle English lawe day, from lawe law + day

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“Law day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/law%20day. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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