semble

sem·ble | \ˈsem-bəl\

Legal Definition of semble 

: it seems semble that the two statutes are consistent used chiefly to indicate obiter dictum usually parenthetically following a citation or to introduce a tentative thought

History and Etymology for semble

Anglo-French, third person singular present indicative of sembler to seem

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