Definition of Champerties

1. Noun. (plural of champerty) ¹



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Definition of Champerties

1. champerty [n] - See also: champerty

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Champerties

champagneless
champagnelike
champagnes
champaign
champaigns
champak
champaks
champansky
champart
champarts
champed
champeen
champeens
champer
champers
champerties (current term)
champertor
champertors
champertous
champerty
champeta
champfrein
champfreins
champian
champians
champignon
champignons
champing
champion
champion-elect

Literary usage of Champerties

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1. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett (1816)
"... negligences, concealments, maintenances, oppressions, champerties, ... oppressions, champerties, deceits, and all other evil-doings, offences, ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts of Exchequer and by Robert Philip Tyrwhitt, Great Britain Court of Exchequer, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber (1837)
"... champerties, falsities, deceits, contempts and other offences whatsoever ; and also fines for licence of concords, ..."

3. Select Documents of English Constitutional History by George Burton Adams, Henry Morse Stephens (1906)
"And also of many other extortions, frauds, deceptions, oppressions, champerties, and maintenances, committed against our lord the king and against his ..."

4. The Journal of English and Germanic Philology by Ill.) University of Illinois (Urbana (1918)
"... Maintainers and champerties, which be utter Enemies to the due Execution of Justice between Subject and Subject, be neither committed by any of you, ..."

5. Calendar of the Patent Rolls Preserved in the Public Record Office by Great Britain Public Record Office, Public Record Office, Great Britain (1908)
"... oppressions, maintenances, entries, champerties, impeachments, insurrections, conspiracies, negligences, escapes of felons and fugitives, ignorances and ..."

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