Definition of Counts

1. Noun. (plural of count) ¹

2. Verb. (third-person singular of count) ¹

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Definition of Counts

1. count [v] - See also: count

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Counts

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Literary usage of Counts

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1905)
"If the declaration contained more than one count, and the transaction set forth was exactly the same in each, the pleading was bad, and the surplus counts ..."

2. The History of the Norman Conquest of England: Its Causes and Its Results by Edward Augustus Freeman (1869)
"There is as little doubt as to the Rivalry position of the local Bishops, always at variance, some- counts times at war, with the local counts, ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: In by Sandford Nevile, Great Britain Court of King's Bench, James Manning (1835)
"Several counts Therefore counts, founded on one and the same principal mat- ... counts founded upon the samc contract, described Contract con- in one as a ..."

4. The Encyclopædia of Pleading and Practice by William Mark McKinney, Thomas Johnson Michie (1895)
"Defective counts in Indictment.—If in a criminal prosecution one count in the indictment is good, it will sustain a conviction, although the other counts ..."

5. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1908)
"No systematic differential counts of the lymph- cells in man or in other ... Differential counts of these have disclosed facts which seem worthy of report. ..."

6. A Treatise on the Principles of Pleading in Civil Actions: Comprising a by Henry John Stephen (1894)
"Of several counts and several pleas.— The rule against duplicity in pleading ... These are the use of several counts and the allowance of several pleas, ..."

7. United States Supreme Court Reports by United States Supreme Court, Walter Malins Rose, Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, LEXIS Law Publishing (1901)
"The 14th plea was to the same counts, and was the same in substance as the 13th; and the plaintiffs demurred to it as a plea to the 2d, 4th, 6th, ..."

8. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon, William Smith (1862)
"The The counts chosen bands of cavalry and infantry, which guarded the ... were under the immediate command of the two counts of the domestics. ..."

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