Definition of Defenses

1. Noun. (plural of defense) ¹

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Definition of Defenses

1. defense [v] - See also: defense

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Defenses

defense lawyers
defense mechanism
defense mechanisms
defense policy
defense program
defense reaction
defense reflex
defense system
defense team
defenses (current term)
defensive attitude
defensive circle
defensive design
defensive designs

Literary usage of Defenses

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1. A Treatise on Equity Jurisprudence, as Administered in the United States of by John Norton Pomeroy (1899)
"Equitable defenses under the reformed procedure. § 1369. Meaning and nature of an equitable defense. § 1370. General effect: Injunction against actions at ..."

2. A Treatise Upon the Law of Pleading Under the Codes of Civil Porcedure of by Philemon Bliss (1894)
"Consistent defenses—The Rule in Equity. 843. Inconsistent defenses under the Code—The equity Rule adopted. 844. Continued—The judicial View. 845. ..."

3. The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government by Jefferson Davis (1881)
"—Harbor defenses at Wilmington.—Harbor defenses at Charleston.—Fights in the Harbor.—defenses of Savannah.—Mobile Harbor and Capture of ..."

4. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1903)
"If, as is sure to happen, differing defenses are put in by different defendants, ... These are separate and individual defenses, having nothing in common; ..."

5. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1912)
"Even conceding that there was testimony tending to sustain the defenses upon which the defendants relied, it was not of such a nature that only one ..."

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