- an expression or word used in law
- any of various periods of time appointed for the sitting of law courts
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Examples from the Web for law term
A law-term for the starting of a butt end, or springing a fatal leak.
A law-term for the water running between the banks of a river.
The reception of goods known to be stolen, a law-term, S.Erskine.An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language
The law-term "chattels" is also supposed to come from cattle.Knowledge is Power:
A law-term for a duty paid to the sovereign on some rivers for the passage of boats or vessels.