Definition of Essoin

1. n. An excuse for not appearing in court at the return of process; the allegation of an excuse to the court.



2. v. t. To excuse for nonappearance in court.

Definition of Essoin

1. Verb. (UK legal transitive) To excuse for failure to appear in court. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Essoin

1. an excuse [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Essoin

essentially
essentialness
essentialnesses
essentials
essentiate
esses
essiac tea
essikert
essive
essive-formal
essive-modal
essive case
essive cases
essives
essoin (current term)
essoined
essoiner
essoiners
essoining
essoins
essonite
essonites
essorant
essoyne
essoynes
establish
establishable
established
established cell line

Literary usage of Essoin

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1. Britton: An English Translation and Notes by Francis Morgan Nichols (1901)
"For warranty of essoin is nothing else but swearing- upon the evangelists that the cause of his absence was true, according as he was ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of Husband and Wife, as Respects Property: Partly by John Edward Bright, b, Roper Stote Donnison Roper, Edward Jacob (1849)
"The essoin being legally cast, then, in order to prevent the tenant from signing a non pros after the service of a rule by him of his intention to do so, ..."

3. A Translation of Glanville by Ranulf de Glanville, John Beames (1812)
"But if, by means of this or any other reasonable essoin, a man would essoin himself for a longer period, the usual course of the Court shall be followed in ..."

4. A Law Dictionary Containing Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of American by Henry Campbell Black (1910)
"essoin, r. In old English practice. To present or offer an excuse for not appearing in court on an appointed day In obedience to a summons; ..."

5. The Practice of the Courts of King's Bench and Common Pleas, in Personal by William Tidd, Francis Joseph Troubat, Asa Israel Fish, Great Britain Court of Common Pleas, Great Britain Court of Exchequer, Great Britain Court of King's Bench (1856)
"... and explained to the tenant, or his wife, or admitted by the tenant to have come to his possession, before the essoin day, it is considered as a ..."

6. The Nature and Practice of Real Actions, in Their Writs and Process, Both by George Booth, John Anthon (1808)
"at Westminster, in all real actions, except writs of dower, nine common days are given upon every essoin, but in a writ of dower there is given but five. ..."

7. Borough Customs by Mary Bateson (1904)
"essoin of Fairs. Leicester.i—Notandum quod iste ... Stowe.2 Note that these fairs are a reasonable essoin in the ..."

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