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
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(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.
* A defendant who formally asks for oyer is said to (term).
* oyer and terminer
A lobby, corridor, or waiting room, used in a hotel, theater, etc.
The crucible or basin in a furnace which receives the molten metal.
(UK) A hostel offering accommodation and work opportunities to homeless young people.
- We had a drink in the foyer waiting for the the play to start.