respondeat ouster

noun
re·spon·de·at ouster | \-dēət-\

Definition of respondeat ouster 

: a judgment or order used upon denial of a dilatory plea to direct the party who made it to plead to the merits

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History and Etymology for respondeat ouster

Latin respondeat let him make answer (3d singular present subjunctive of respondēre to respond) + Anglo-French ouster, oustre further, beyond, alteration of Old French outre, from Latin ultra

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