Oyer vs Noyer - What's the difference?

oyer | noyer |


As nouns the difference between oyer and noyer

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 noyer is (obsolete) an annoyer.

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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    noyer

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) An annoyer.
  • * Thomas Tusser
  • The North is a noyer to grass of all suites, / The East a destroyer to herb and all fruits.
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