noun, plural oyesses.
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I would not have an author make it his business to render me attentive: or that he should cry out fifty times Oyez!The Essays of Montaigne, Complete|Michel de Montaigne
All it does is give evidence that your friend and partner will be on the job when the bailiff yells oyez, oyez, oyez.The Cross-Cut|Courtney Ryley Cooper
I was very much surprised to hear a court of justice in Pennsylvania opened with the old French word oyez!Society, Manners and Politics in the United States|Michael Chevalier
On October 22, a proclamation is made in the Exchequer as follows: 'Oyez!Nooks and Corners of Shropshire|H. Thornhill Timmins
This is a corruption of the old Norman-French word oyez, “hear ye.”English Villages|P. H. Ditchfield