Compear
Compear Com*pear", v. i. [F. comparoir, L. compar[=e]re; com- + par[=e]re to appear.] 1. To appear. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

2. (Law) To appear in court personally or by attorney. [Scot.] [1913 Webster]


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