Definition of Filacer

1. n. A former officer in the English Court of Common Pleas; -- so called because he filed the writs on which he made out process.



Definition of Filacer

1. Noun. (obsolete UK legal) A former officer in the (w English Court of Common Pleas), so called because he filed the writs on which he made out process. ¹

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Definition of Filacer

1. an officer who filed writs [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Filacer

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fila
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filacer (current term)
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filamentary
filamentary keratitis
filamentary keratopathy

Literary usage of Filacer

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1. Practice of the Superior Courts of Law, in Personal Actions, and Ejectment by William Tidd (1833)
"The like, as given by filacer, in CP Tidd Prac. 9 Ed. 310. Anlt, 110. (*. ... B. \ Upon reading the filacer's rule, made between the said Ante, no.(*. ..."

2. The New Instructor Clericalis: Stating the Authority, Jurisdiction and ...by John Impey by John Impey (1785)
"... from the fees to the filacer the ... bail was this day put i» with the filacer for the defendant in this ..."

3. A Collection of Statutes Connected with the General Administration of the by Great Britain, William David Evans, Anthony Hammond, Thomas Colpitts Granger (1836)
"... affidavits and affirmations shall be of the same force vali- l &2 G. IV. quer, the clerk of the pleas, the clerk of the rules, and the filacer; and No. ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts of Common Pleas and by John Bayly Moore, Great Britain Court of Common Pleas, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber (1828)
"... and filed in the filacer's office for that coun- 1825. ty; that the defendant not being found there, but being resident in Yorkshire, the plaintiff ..."

5. The Law Journal for the Year 1832-1949: Comprising Reports of Cases in the (1827)
"H ay man, (3) on an affidavit of debt sworn before and filed with the filacer for Devon, a capias issued to the sheriff of i bat county against the ..."

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