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law court

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  1. court of law.

Origin of law court

First recorded in 1610–20
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Examples from the Web for law court

Historical Examples

  • Professional perjury in a law-court could not have been more self-conscious.

    Somehow Good

    William de Morgan

  • Reader: You tell me that, when two men quarrel, they should not go to a law-court.

    Indian Home Rule

    M. K. Gandhi

  • Barrister, bar′is-tėr, n. one who is qualified to plead at the bar in an English or Irish law-court.

  • The law-court, rebuilt in recent times, preserves a Renaissance faade and a fine audience-hall of the 18th century.

  • He has some doubts—some very grave doubts—about his right to his estate, and straightway he goes and throws it into a law-court.

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