Definition of Court of chancery

1. Noun. A court with jurisdiction in equity.

Exact synonyms: Chancery
Generic synonyms: Court, Judicature, Tribunal

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Court Of Chancery

court favour
court fee
court fees
court game
court martial
court martialed
court martialing
court martialled
court martialling
court martials
court of appeals
court of chancery (current term)
court of domestic relations
court of equity
court of last resort
court of law
court order
court orders
court plaster
court plasters
court poor box
court reporter
court reporters
court sense
court shoe
court shoes

Literary usage of Court of chancery

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"Testimony was also introduced by the defendant proving that there was formerly on file in the court of chancery certain papers in which were the orders of ..."

2. A History of English Law by William Searle Holdsworth, John Burke (1903)
"1 From his time the court of Chancery is established in substantially its modern form. The speech of Bacon when he took his seat in the court of Chancery, ..."

3. The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England by John Campbell Campbell (1847)
"High Court of Chancery and constituting Commissioners *• ' ' 'J to hear and determine the causes now depending therein, formerly ordered by the House, ..."

4. Minutes of the Provincial Council of Pennsylvania: From the Organization to by Pennsylvania (Colony) Provincial council (1852)
"... dated at Philadelphia the 4th day of May last, And that the holding of such a Court of Chancery in the manner aforesaid, may be of great Service to the ..."

5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Judicature by William Johnson (1860)
"*GERRIT WENDELL, ROBERT MORRIS, and JOHN MAT- [*659] THEWS, appellants, against JAMES WADSWORTH, respondent. APPEAL from the Court of Chancery. ..."

6. The Parliamentary Debatesby Great Britain Parliament, Thomas Curson Hansard by Great Britain Parliament, Thomas Curson Hansard (1824)
"It had been the declared opinion of a late noble marquis (Londonderry), that evils existed in the Court of Chancery of no ordinary magnitude ; and of the ..."

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