prochein ami

noun
pro·​chein ami
variants: or prochein amy \¦prōˌsheˌna¦mē, prō¦sh-​, -​nä¦-​ \

Definition of prochein ami 

: one not regularly appointed that acts (as in a suit at law) for one not sui juris (as an infant, married woman) : next friend

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History and Etymology for prochein ami

Middle English prochein amy, from Anglo-French prochein ami, literally, near friend

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