Definition of Respiting

1. Verb. (present participle of respite) ¹



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Definition of Respiting

1. respite [v] - See also: respite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Respiting

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Literary usage of Respiting

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1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Queen's Bench: And by Thomas Flower Ellis, Francis Ellis, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber (1865)
"We think that entering and respiting should not be a mere matter of course, but in each case the Court should exercise its judgment whether justice requires ..."

2. Parliamentary Debates on the Subject of the Confederation of the British by Canada Parliament (1865)
"1«. And generally all matters of a private or local nature, not assigned to the General Parliament. v. The power of respiting, reprieving, and pardoning ..."

3. A Law Dictionary Containing Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of American by Henry Campbell Black (1910)
"... was the respiting of a defendant, or giving him further time to answer, by countermanding the day fixed for him to plead, and appointing a new day; ..."

4. Bail Court Reports by Thomas William Saunders, Henry Thomas Cole, Great Britain Bail Court (1849)
"... they would have exercised The Justices their discretion by respiting the appeal, and I think it is LANCASHIRE. also clear that at the quarter sessions, ..."

5. Reading Records: Diary of the Corporation by J. M. Guilding (1896)
"... exhibited to the Right Honorable the Committee of both Kingdomes for respiting of the said taxe untill the Towne shalbe better able to pay the same. ..."

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