puis darrein continuance

noun

puis dar·​rein continuance
pwisˈdarə̇n-,
-daˈrān-
: a pleading introducing new matter after plea has already been made and issue joined but preceding trial

Word History

Etymology

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 24 Jun. 2024.

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