puis darrein continuance

noun
puis dar·​rein continuance | \ pwisˈdarə̇n-, -daˈrān- \

Definition of puis darrein continuance

: a pleading introducing new matter after plea has already been made and issue joined but preceding trial

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History and Etymology for puis darrein continuance

Anglo-French, literally, since the last continuance

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“Puis darrein continuance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/puis%20darrein%20continuance. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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