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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An attempt; an assault.
  • n.
  • n. A proceeding in a court of judicature, after an inhibition is decreed.
  • n. Any step wrongly innovated or attempted in a suit by an inferior judge.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A criminal attempt.
  • n. In law: A proceeding in a court of judicature after an inhibition is decreed. A thing done after an extra-judicial appeal. A matter improperly innovated or attempted by an inferior judge.

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