court-leet definition

  • noun:
    • A court of record held annually, in a certain hundred, lordship, or manor, ahead of the steward of the leet.
    • A court of record held annually, in a specific hundred, lordship, or manor, ahead of the steward associated with leet.
    • An English court of record held in a particular hundred, lordship, or manor. before the steward associated with leet, for petty offenses, indictments to raised process of law, plus some administrative functions. It's now fallen into basic disuse.
    • A court of record held one per year, in a certain hundred, lordship, or manor, prior to the steward of leet.
    • A court of record held one per year, in a certain hundred, lordship, or manor, prior to the steward regarding the leet.
    • An English court of record held in a particular hundred, lordship, or manor. before the steward for the leet, for petty offenses, indictments to raised courts, and some administrative features. This has now fallen into general disuse.

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