Definition of Demurred

1. Verb. (past of demur) ¹



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Definition of Demurred

1. demur [v] - See also: demur

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Demurred

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demured
demurely
demureness
demurenesses
demurer
demures
demurest
demuring
demurity
demurrable
demurrage
demurrages
demurral
demurrals
demurred (current term)
demurrer
demurrer to evidence
demurrers
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demutualisation
demutualisations
demutualise
demutualised
demutualises
demutualising
demutualization
demutualizations
demutualize

Literary usage of Demurred

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1. Pleading and Practice of the High Court of Chancery by Edmund Robert Daniell, William Frierson Cooper, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1894)
"Where party claims the same benefit of defence as if the bill had been demurred to for want of Equity.] And this defendant submits to this honorable Court, ..."

2. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1920)
"The defendant, the plaintiff In error, demurred ... and also demurred specifically to that part that claimed damages for pain, и The demurrer was overruled ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"The plaintiff filed a replication denying that any act, authorizing the exaction of twenty The defendant demurred to the sufficiency of the replication, ..."

4. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1921)
"The defendant demurred to the petition, upon the grounds that the alleged contract attached thereto was void for want of consideration ; that it was lacking ..."

5. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"The emperor ceded the right of investiture by the riri;: and the pastoral staff,—thereby renouncing that at which the church most demurred, the appearance ..."

6. The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography: Being the History of the by James Terry White (1895)
"To this proposition Lyon demurred, and in turn demanded the disbanding of the state militia, the nullification of the act of the legislature by which it was ..."

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