/ (ˌmʌltɪpəlˈpɪndɪŋ) /
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Scots law an action to determine the division of a property or fund between several claimants, brought by or on behalf of the present holder
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How to use multiplepoinding in a sentence
At the close of two years, a decree in absence, and a claim in a multiplepoinding, remained the sole trophies of my legal renown.
Multiplepoinding, a method of settling rival claims to the same fund.St. Ronan's Well|Sir Walter Scott
Interpleader is the equivalent of multiplepoinding in Scots law.
Gie them't het; an' if a' winna do, sweep your opponent clean oot o' the court wi' a multiplepoinding an' infeftment.
In Scots law “multiplepoinding” is the equivalent of “interpleader.”