Oyer vs Oker - What's the difference?

oyer | oker |


As nouns the difference between oyer and oker

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 oker is interest on money; usury; increase or oker can be (mineralogy).

As a verb oker is

to increase (in price); add to.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

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

    * ----

    oker

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) oker, okur, okir, okyr, ocker, from (etyl) . More at (l), (l).

    Alternative forms

    * (l), (l), (l), (l), (l)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Interest on money; usury; increase.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To increase (in price); add to.
  • Derived terms
    * (l) * (l)

    Etymology 2

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (mineralogy)
  • (Webster 1913) ----