Definition of Essoiner

1. n. An attorney who sufficiently excuses the absence of another.



Definition of Essoiner

1. Noun. (UK legal) An attorney who sufficiently excuses the absence of another. ¹

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Definition of Essoiner

1. one who submits an essoin to court [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Essoiner

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

Literary usage of Essoiner

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1. A Translation of Glanville by Ranulf de Glanville, John Beames (1900)
"By these means, such essoiner shall be received, and a day shall be granted to ... medium of such essoiner, upon his undertaking to produce his Warrantor on ..."

2. Chronicles of the Mayors and Sheriffs of London by Arnold Fitz-Thedmar (1863)
"On the same day, it was enacted and provided that no advocate should be an 1 essoiner in the Hustings, or in any other of the City Courts. ..."

3. A Preliminary Treatise on Evidence at the Common Law by James Bradley Thayer (1898)
"And accordingly a century later,* where an essoiner (ie, the attorney of a party who failed to ... The statute runs that the essoiner shall testify in court ..."

4. A Selection of Cases on Evidence at the Common Law by James Bradley Thayer (1900)
"The essoiner was sworn to say whether his principal was in the service of the ... TON [CJ], to Markham, who was with the tenant: " The essoiner is sworn, ..."

5. Britton: An English Translation and Notes by Francis Morgan Nichols (1901)
"... the purport ought to be as follows : ' John, the essoiner of Peter, came the first day, and showed, that whereas Peter his master was summoned to be in ..."

6. The Publications of the Selden Society by Selden Society (1908)
"Richard, the essoiner, pledges his faith that the person whose excuse he bears will warrant or make good the excuse. Bee Bracton, f. 337b. ..."

7. Munimenta Gildhallæ Londoniensis: Liber albus, Liber custumarum, et Liber Horn by Henry Thomas Riley, John Carpenter, London Guildhall, Great Britain Public Record Office, British Library (1862)
"Item, that no Attorney, Counter, or essoiner, shall stand within the Bar G 54 That no Attorney shall be seated in the Hustings among the Clerks, ..."

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