Libelant
Libelant Li"bel*ant (-ant), n. One who libels; one who institutes a suit in an ecclesiastical or admiralty court. [Written also {libellant}.] --Cranch. [1913 Webster]

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  • libelant — var of libellant Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. libelant …   Law dictionary

  • libelant — or libellant [lī′bəl ənt] n. a person who sues by filing a LIBEL (n. 4) …   English World dictionary

  • libelant — noun party which has made a libel (hostile handbill) against a libelant …   Wiktionary

  • libelant — or libellant noun Date: 1596 one that institutes a suit by a libel …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • libelant — /luy beuh leuhnt/, n. Law. a person who libels, or institutes suit. Also, esp. Brit., libellant. [1720 30; LIBEL + ANT] * * * …   Universalium

  • libelant — li·bel·ant || laɪblÉ™nt n. plaintiff, one who files suit against by means of a libel (Law) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • libelant — li·bel·ant …   English syllables

  • libelant — li•bel•ant [[t]ˈlaɪ bə lənt[/t]] n. law a person who institutes a charge of libel Also, esp. brit. li′bel•lant. Etymology: 1720–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • libelant — /laybalant/ Formerly, the complainant or party who files a libel in an ecclesiastical or admiralty case, corresponding to the plaintiff in actions at law. See libel (pleadings) …   Black's law dictionary

  • libelant — /laybalant/ Formerly, the complainant or party who files a libel in an ecclesiastical or admiralty case, corresponding to the plaintiff in actions at law. See libel (pleadings) …   Black's law dictionary

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