Origin of joinder
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Examples from the Web for joinder
She can not encumber or dispose of her separate estate without his joinder.
He speaks of the benefit of joinder as derived from the persona of the grantor.
The joinder of times is given to those who succeed to the place of another.
The way of thinking which led to the accessio or joinder of times is equally visible in other cases.
But the succession which admits a joinder of times is not hereditary succession alone.
- the act of joining, esp in legal contexts
- (in pleading) the stage at which the parties join issue (joinder of issue)
- the joining of two or more persons as coplaintiffs or codefendants (joinder of parties)
- the joining of two or more causes in one suit
C17: from French joindre to join
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Word Origin and History for joinder
"act of joining together" (usually in specific legal senses), c.1600, from French joindre "to join," taken as a noun (see join).
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