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appellor

[ uh-pel-awr, ap-uh-lawr ]
/ əˈpɛl ɔr, ˈæp əˌlɔr /
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noun British Law.
a person who prosecutes in an appellate proceeding.
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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How to use appellor in a sentence

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

    The Common Law|Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
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