Toyer vs Oyer - What's the difference?

toyer | oyer |


As nouns the difference between toyer and oyer

is that toyer is one who toys; one who is full of trifling tricks; a trifler while 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.

toyer

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • One who toys; one who is full of trifling tricks; a trifler.
  • (Webster 1913)

    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

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