Definition of Libelant

1. n. One who libels; one who institutes a suit in an ecclesiastical or admiralty court.



Definition of Libelant

1. Noun. party which has made a libel (hostile handbill) against a libelant ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Libelant

1. a plaintiff in a type of lawsuit [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Libelant

libations
libatory
libbard
libbard's bane
libbards
libbed
libber
libbers
libbing
libecchio
libecchios
libeccio
libeccios
libel
libel tourism
libelant (current term)
libelants
libeled
libelee
libelees
libeler
libelers
libeling
libelings
libelist
libelists
libellant
libellants
libelled
libellee

Literary usage of Libelant

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"They also allege that $10000 was paid to libelant in Boston, ... See 3 WALL. and before the publication of notice, the libelant tendered back the notes to ..."

2. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland (1893)
"The true measure of damages in this case was the loss which the libelant sustained by the sinking of his vessel, which, as the commissioner reported, ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Decided in the Supreme Court of the United States by Stephen Keyes Williams, Edwin Burritt Smith, Ernest Hitchcock (1882)
"Tin; libelant's proctors approved of Stansbury, and one Thomas Sheppard, and one Henry 4O9*J Didier, Jun., ..."

4. A Treatise on Federal Practice: Including Practice in Bankruptcy, Admiralty by Roger Foster (1901)
"As to the insufficiency of allegations showing that the libelant had an interest ... But ordinarily there is no objection to the recovery by the libelant of ..."

5. The Encyclopædia of Evidence by Edgar Whittlesey Camp, John Finley Crowe (1907)
"... in the absence of some fault, such as negligent stowage, the burden is upon the libelant to show that it might have been prevented by reasonable skill ..."

6. Annotated Forms of Federal Procedure by Frank Olds Loveland, George Washington Rightmire (1920)
"Replication of Claimant to Answer of Original libelant to Cross-Libel. (1) [Caption.] To the Honorable Waller T. Burns, Judge of said Court: Seaboard & Gulf ..."

7. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1905)
"Tbc alleged fraud consists in the fact that the respondent told the libelant before the marriage that she was pregnant in consequence of the intercourse ..."

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