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noun Law.
  1. a second presentation of the evidence and arguments of a case before the court of original presentation.
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Origin of rehearing

First recorded in 1680–90; re- + hearing
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Historical Examples of rehearing

  • But on every rehearing the wisdom and virtue of mankind have re-affirmed it.

    The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 6 (of 12)

    Robert G. Ingersoll

  • A rehearing was ordered and a final decision was rendered on the 20th of May.

    The Cleveland Era

    Henry Jones Ford

  • The verdict had been guilty, and his case was now pending on a motion for rehearing.

    The Tempering

    Charles Neville Buck

  • There was thereafter presented a petition for modification of judgment and for a rehearing June 1, 1903.

  • In the city Noah Wicker toiled laboriously over his first case which had been granted a rehearing, and set for November the sixth.