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appellor

[uh-pel-awr, ap-uh-lawr]
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noun British Law.
  1. a person who prosecutes in an appellate proceeding.
  2. Obsolete. a person who accuses another in a criminal appeal.
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Origin of appellor

1400–50; late Middle English apelour < Anglo-French, Old French apeleor < Latin appellātor appellant. See appellate, -tor
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Examples from the Web for appellor

Historical Examples

  • The appellor also had to show that he immediately raised the hue and cry.

    The Common Law

    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

  • No appellor has received more tender and forgiving judgement.

    The Raven

    Edgar Allan Poe

  • Glanvill says that wounds are within the sheriff's jurisdiction, unless the appellor adds a charge of breach of the king's peace.

    The Common Law

    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.