Prochein amy
Prochein Pro"chein, a. [F. prochain, fr. L. (assumed) proximanus, fr. proximus.] Next; nearest. [1913 Webster]

{Prochein ami} or {Prochein amy}(Law), the next friend. See under {Next}. [1913 Webster]


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  • prochein amy — /prashen amiy/ (prochein ami spelled also, prochein amy and prochain amy.) Next friend. As an infant cannot legally sue in his own name, the action must be brought by his prochein ami; that is, some friend (not being his guardian) who will appear …   Black's law dictionary

  • prochein amy — Same as prochein ami …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • prochein amy — noun see prochein ami …   Useful english dictionary

  • Prochein — Pro chein, a. [F. prochain, fr. L. (assumed) proximanus, fr. proximus.] Next; nearest. [1913 Webster] {Prochein ami} or {Prochein amy}(Law), the next friend. See under {Next}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prochein ami — Prochein Pro chein, a. [F. prochain, fr. L. (assumed) proximanus, fr. proximus.] Next; nearest. [1913 Webster] {Prochein ami} or {Prochein amy}(Law), the next friend. See under {Next}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prochein ami — /prashen amiy/ (prochein ami spelled also, prochein amy and prochain amy.) Next friend. As an infant cannot legally sue in his own name, the action must be brought by his prochein ami; that is, some friend (not being his guardian) who will appear …   Black's law dictionary

  • prochein ami — /proh shen euh mee /, Law. See next friend. Also, prochein amy. [1425 75; late ME < AF] * * * …   Universalium

  • amy — amy, ami /amiy/ A friend; as alien ami, an alien belonging to a nation at peace with us; prochein ami, a next friend suing or defending for an infant, married woman, etc See also prochein ami …   Black's law dictionary

  • amy — amy, ami /amiy/ A friend; as alien ami, an alien belonging to a nation at peace with us; prochein ami, a next friend suing or defending for an infant, married woman, etc See also prochein ami …   Black's law dictionary

  • prochain amy — /prashen amiy/ (prochein ami spelled also, prochein amy and prochain amy.) Next friend. As an infant cannot legally sue in his own name, the action must be brought by his prochein ami; that is, some friend (not being his guardian) who will appear …   Black's law dictionary

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