Definitions

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  • n. One guilty of champerty; one who purchases a suit, or the right of suing, and carries it on at his or her own expense, in order to obtain a share of the gain.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One guilty of champerty; one who purchases a suit, or the right of suing, and carries it on at his own expense, in order to obtain a share of the gain.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In law, one who is guilty of champerty.

Etymologies

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French champarteur a divider of fields or field rent. See champerty.

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