peremptory exception

or peremptory plea


noun Law.

a plea in bar of an action.

Nearby words

  1. pereirine,
  2. perelman,
  3. perelman, s. j.,
  4. peremptory,
  5. peremptory challenge,
  6. perencephaly,
  7. perendale,
  8. perennate,
  9. perennial,
  10. perennial ryegrass

Origin of peremptory exception

First recorded in 1590–1600

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