Definition of Libels
1. Noun. (plural of libel) ¹
2. Verb. (third-person singular of libel) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Libels
1. libel [v] - See also: libel
Lexicographical Neighbors of Libels
Literary usage of Libels
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Law Relating to Works of Literature and Art: Embracing the Law of by John Shortt (1884)
"Division ot libels. definition may with more profit be attempted of each of the different classes of libels which are embraced under the general head. ..."
2. The Liberty of the Press, Speech, and Public Worship: Being Commentaries on by James Paterson (1880)
"At length, in 1851, it was settled that previous libels might be used as evidence to prove the malice in a particular case.8 There is, however, a difference ..."
3. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1785)
"... the authority of the law of libels, and the nature of the evidence by which it ... enquire into the criminality cf libels, as founded either in truth or ..."
4. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"1240] ioss of iile¡r personal effects; and pending the proceedings on these libels, a petition of intervention was filed by the owners of the schooner's ..."
5. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell by Thomas Bayly Howell (1816)
"SAMUEL JOHNSON having been arraigned upon an Information for high misdemeanours, in writing, printing and publishing two scandalous und seditious libels, ..."
6. A Treatise on Crimes and Misdemeanors by William Oldnall Russell, Horace Smith, Alfred Percival Perceval Keep (1896)
"libels against Houses of Parliament. The two Houses of Parliament are an ... But as they have the power of treating libels against them as breaches of their ..."
7. The Practice of the Law in All Its Departments: With a View of Rights by Joseph Chitty (1838)
"OF ALLEGATIONS AND libels, AND PLEAS AND THEIR REQUISITES. ... Allegations, libels, and other pleas, after having been drawn and prepared by the proctor in ..."