Feigned issue
Feigned Feigned, a. Not real or genuine; pretended; counterfeit; insincere; false. ``A feigned friend.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Give ear unto my prayer, that goeth not out of feigned lips. --Ps. xvii. 1. -- {Feign"ed*ly}, adv. -- {Feign"ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

Her treacherous sister Judah hath not turned unto me with her whole heart, but feignedly. --Jer. iii. 10. [1913 Webster]

{Feigned issue} (Law), an issue produced in a pretended action between two parties for the purpose of trying before a jury a question of fact which it becomes necessary to settle in the progress of a cause. --Burill. --Bouvier. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • feigned issue — A proceeding, now obsolete, whereby parties, by consent, could have matter determined by jury without actually bringing action. See also feigned action real issue Real or feigned issue A real or actual issue is one formed in a regular manner in a …   Black's law dictionary

  • feigned issue — A proceeding, now obsolete, whereby parties, by consent, could have matter determined by jury without actually bringing action. See also feigned action real issue Real or feigned issue A real or actual issue is one formed in a regular manner in a …   Black's law dictionary

  • feigned issue — noun : an issue framed often by an equity court or by arrangement of the parties in order to try before a jury a question of fact which the court either has not the power to try or is unwilling to try : an issue of fact that does not actually… …   Useful english dictionary

  • feigned issue — An issue in a suit in equity presented for trial at law before a jury under the guise of a fictitious wager. 27 Am J2d Equity § 240. Feigned issues were also frequently used in courts of law, by consent of the parties, to determine some disputed… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Feigned — Feigned, a. Not real or genuine; pretended; counterfeit; insincere; false. A feigned friend. Shak. [1913 Webster] Give ear unto my prayer, that goeth not out of feigned lips. Ps. xvii. 1. {Feign ed*ly}, adv. {Feign ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] Her …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Issue — Is sue ([i^]sh [ u]), n. [OF. issue, eissue, F. issue, fr. OF. issir, eissir, to go out, L. exire; ex out of, from + ire to go, akin to Gr. ie nai, Skr. i, Goth. iddja went, used as prefect of gaggan to go. Cf. {Ambition}, {Count} a nobleman,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Issue pea — Issue Is sue ([i^]sh [ u]), n. [OF. issue, eissue, F. issue, fr. OF. issir, eissir, to go out, L. exire; ex out of, from + ire to go, akin to Gr. ie nai, Skr. i, Goth. iddja went, used as prefect of gaggan to go. Cf. {Ambition}, {Count} a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • feigned — I adjective apocryphal, artificial, assumed, bogus, colorable, counterfeit, deceptive, delusive, disguised, dishonest, disingenuous, evasive, fabricated, factitious, faked, false, fictitious, forged, fraudulent, hypocritical, illusory, imaginary …   Law dictionary

  • issue — 1. verb To send forth; to emit; to promulgate; as, an officer issues orders, process issues from a court. To put into circulation; as, the treasury issues notes. To send out, to send out officially; to deliver, for use, or authoritatively; to go… …   Black's law dictionary

  • issue — 1. verb To send forth; to emit; to promulgate; as, an officer issues orders, process issues from a court. To put into circulation; as, the treasury issues notes. To send out, to send out officially; to deliver, for use, or authoritatively; to go… …   Black's law dictionary

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