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Examples from the Web for terminer
No courts of Oyer and Terminer, at vast expense to the people.The Abominations of Modern Society
Rev. T. De Witt Talmage
It was to be expected, then, that they should insist that none but themselves should sit on the new court of oyer and terminer.
For that reason I refuse to sit in the court of oyer and terminer with those gentlemen.
The test came in December, 1718, when the court of oyer and terminer was about to begin its session.
The Commission of Oyer and Terminer is now busy trying them and others.Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 6
John Gibson Lockhart