Definition of Demured
1. demure [v] - See also: demure
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Literary usage of Demured
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Superior Court and Supreme Court of Errors by Connecticut Superior Court, Jesse Root, Connecticut Supreme Court of Errors (1798)
"To this part of the defence the defendant demured. ... &c. and as to that part of the reply •which is demured to, the court judge that it is ..."
2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"... of damages over and above the amount of the complainant's claim; and the appellant demured to the crossbill of the complainants praying for a discovery. ..."
3. Collections by Massachusetts Historical Society (1892)
"demured upon it, and told them I cannot expect to do any grate matter for ym if I am so stinted, and cannot be willing to undertake any thing under l ..."
4. The Papers of Thomas Ruffin by Thomas Ruffin (1918)
"... to the Society, to which I at first demured, thinking it not to be very delicate in me to do so and fearing to do so, with out your permission. ..."
5. The Christian Baptist by Alexander Campbell (1826)
"You ought then to- have manfully and explicitly attacked the principle when first advanced, in the 1st vol. of this work; and not now have demured at the ..."