doe, john definition

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    • The fictitious lessee acting as plaintiff inside common-law action of ejectment, the fictitious defendant becoming generally denominated Richard Roe. For this reason, a fictitious name for a celebration, genuine or fictitious, to virtually any activity or proceeding.
    • The fictitious lessee acting as plaintiff in the common-law activity of ejectment, the fictitious defendant being usually denominated Richard Roe. Thus, a fictitious title for a party, real or fictitious, to any activity or proceeding.
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