Law Dictionary

mesne process

noun \ˈmēn-\

Legal Definition of mesne process

  1. :  process (as a writ) issued in the course of a proceeding

Origin and Etymology of mesne process

mesne intermediate, intervening, from Anglo-French, alteration of Old French meien middle, from Latin medianus, from medius middle


Learn More about mesne process


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up mesne process? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

quaintly unconventional or refined

Get Word of the Day daily email!