Definition of Essoynes
1. essoyne [n] - See also: essoyne
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Literary usage of Essoynes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The History of the Boroughs and Municipal Corporations of the United Kingdom by Henry Alworth Merewether, Archibald John Stephens (1835)
"... and ask eight days from that day, he should have his delays, 1596- that is to say, two essoynes after every appearing. And the same should extend as ..."
2. De Republica Anglorum: A Discourse on the Commonwealth of England by Thomas Smith, Frederic William Maitland (1906)
"... the Clarke of the Warrants, the Clarke of the essoynes, ... The Clarke of the essoynes, is he which doth ..."
3. Monumenta Juridica: The Black Book of the Admiralty, with an Appendix by Travers Twiss (1873)
"... or in tyme of feyre from hoar to hoar, or to the lawe maryne from tyde to tyde. In none of thise iij. plees be none suche essoynes allowed to the ..."
4. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1849)
"... essoynes, and champerty. So neither of us understanding the other, We part as wisely as we came together." [ Christmas-Joy.'] Ibid. ..."