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Origin of law court
First recorded in 1610-20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • To say in a law court that the objection is immaterial is otherwise to say that it is trivial.

  • If she had appeared in an English law court, we should have known more truth than we do.

    Modern Skepticism C. J. Ellicott
  • I have sufficient evidence to prove it in a law court and I shall not hesitate to get a divorce.

    The Branding Iron Katharine Newlin Burt
  • "I am he," said the dignified-looking man, well versed in the habits of the law court.

    Resurrection Leo Tolstoy
  • Dry-eyed now and clear-headed, he sat one winter afternoon against his chosen background—the swarm and clutter of a law court.

    Erik Dorn Ben Hecht
  • Go to an English lawyer, and see what an English law court will do for you—and your claim.

    Phantom Fortune, A Novel M. E. Braddon
  • An Ursuline convent, built in 1764, serves as htel de ville and law court, and a church of the 14th century is used as a market.

  • Aud he handed a printed document, stamped with the official seal of a law court, across the table.

    The Daltons, Volume II (of II) Charles James Lever
  • A witness who admitted having signed an affidavit with this intention would cut a poor figure in a law court.

    Outspoken Essays William Ralph Inge
  • And truly, if a little Latin suffice for a priest, a little wit goes very far in a law court.

    Nuts and Nutcrackers Charles James Lever

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