libelee

noun
li·​bel·​ee | \ ˌlī-bə-ˈlē How to pronounce libelee (audio) \
variants: or libellee

Definition of libelee

: one against whom a libel has been filed in a court

First Known Use of libelee

circa 1856, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of libelee was circa 1856

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“Libelee.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/libelee. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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