Oyer - What does it mean?

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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

    * ----

    Not English

    has no English definition. It may be misspelled.