Definition of Pleads

1. Verb. (third-person singular of plead) ¹



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Definition of Pleads

1. plead [v] - See also: plead

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pleads

pleach
pleached
pleaches
pleaching
plead
plead the fifth
pleadable
pleaded
pleader
pleaders
pleadeth
pleading
pleading in the alternative
pleadingly
pleadings
pleads (current term)
pleaed
pleaing
pleas
pleas of the crown
pleasable
pleasance
pleasances
pleasant
pleasant-tasting
pleasanter
pleasantest
pleasantly
pleasantness
pleasantnesses

Literary usage of Pleads

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1. Othello: A Tragedy in Five Acts by William Shakespeare, Tommaso Salvini, James Henry Mapleson (1876)
"... for, while this honest fool Plies Desdemona to repair his fortunes, And she for him pleads strongly to the Moor, 111 pour this pestilence into his ear,— ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of Executors and Administrators by Edward Vaughan Williams, Walter Vere Vaughan Williams (1877)
"ter, and he pleads any plea which admits that he has acted as such, (except a release to ... (i) As where the defendant pleads non est factum testatoris, ..."

3. A Treatise on the Principles of Pleading in Civil Actions: Comprising a by Henry John Stephen, Samuel Williston (1895)
"*It is proposed, first, to consider the case of [* 341] a party's alleging title in himself, or in another whose authority he pleads; next, ..."

4. Public Papers of George Clinton, First Governor of New York, 1777-1795, 1801 by George Clinton, New York (State). Governor, 1801-1804 (George Clinton), Hugh Hastings, James Austin Holden, New York (State). State Historian (1902)
"r 45 Days service, pleads guilty of the Charge; therefore, the Court sentence him to ;.iy a fine of Two pounds Eight shillings in specia or the Exchange ..."

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