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cause list

noun
1.
(Brit) a list of cases awaiting a hearing
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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  • It is said that we throw over our cases—that we do not appear when the names of our clients are reached in the cause list!

  • I remember one day, when asking for the bill of fare, he said, 'Will you kindly let me look at the cause list.'

    Barrington Charles James Lever
  • The judge looked through the cause list till he found the case, putting a mark against it on the paper.

    Oriental Encounters

    Marmaduke Pickthall
  • I entered the charge in the cause list, "Police v. John Smithers, vagrancy," and then looked at the vagrant.

    The Book of the Bush George Dunderdale
  • His eyes fell upon the cause list of the Royal Courts of Justice, and he sighed.

    A Butterfly on the Wheel Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull

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