Oyer vs Foyer - What's the difference?

oyer | foyer |


As nouns the difference between oyer and foyer

is that oyer is (legal|archaic) a hearing in a civil case which is based on the content of a document, in which the plaintiff is required to produce the document while foyer is .

oyer

English

Noun

(-)
  • (legal, archaic) A hearing in a civil case which is based on the content of a document, in which the plaintiff is required to produce the document.
  • Usage notes

    * A defendant who formally asks for oyer is said to (term).

    See also

    * oyer and terminer

    Anagrams

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    foyer

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A lobby, corridor, or waiting room, used in a hotel, theater, etc.
  • We had a drink in the foyer waiting for the the play to start.
  • The crucible or basin in a furnace which receives the molten metal.
  • (UK) A hostel offering accommodation and work opportunities to homeless young people.