essoin definition

  • verb:
    • To excuse for failure to arise in courtroom.
  • noun:
    • An excuse for maybe not showing up in court during the return of procedure; the allegation of a reason to the courtroom.
    • Excuse; exemption.
    • In old English law, a justification for perhaps not showing up in courtroom to guard an action on the day appointed for the purpose; the alleging of such a reason.
    • reason; exemption.
    • One who is excused for non-appearance in courtroom at the time appointed.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To excuse for nonappearance in courtroom.
  • others:
    • In law, allowed for look of suitors: an epithet placed on initial, 3 days of a term, now disused.

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