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compear (third-person singular simple present compears, present participle compearing, simple past and past participle compeared)

  1. (obsolete) To appear before.
  2. (law, Scotland) To appear before a judge in court personally or by attorney.

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for compear in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)