oyer

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See also: oþer and -oyer

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Anglo-Norman oyer (hear).

Noun[edit]

oyer (uncountable)

  1. (law, 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[edit]

  • A defendant who formally asks for oyer is said to crave oyer.

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin audīre, present active infinitive of audiō.

Verb[edit]

oyer

  1. to hear
  2. to listen

Conjugation[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

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Old French[edit]

Verb[edit]

oyer

  1. Alternative form of oïr