Definition of Prochein

1. a. Next; nearest.



Definition of Prochein

1. Adjective. (legal obsolete) next; nearest. ¹

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Definition of Prochein

1. nearest in time, relation, or degree [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prochein

processions
processive
processively
processivities
processivity
processome
processor
processors
processual
processualism
processualist
processualists
processus coronoideus
processwide
prochain
prochein (current term)
prochiral
prochirality
prochlorperazine
prochoice
prochoicer
prochordal
prochronism
prochronisms
prochronistic
prochurch
prochymosin
prociduous
procinct
procincts

Literary usage of Prochein

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1. The Law of Baron and Femme: Of Parent and Child, Guardian and Ward, Master by Tapping Reeve, Amasa Junius Parker, Charles E. Baldwin (1882)
"But, by the statutes of Westminster, he may sue by his prochein ami, in certain cases. (6) It is contended by some, that he may sue by prochein ami in all ..."

2. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"A prochein ami Is simply a person appointed to look after the interests and ... prochein ami or next friend is said to be any person who will undertake the ..."

3. The Practice in Courts of Justice in England and the United States by Conway Robinson (1858)
"PL prochein ami commencing his authority with the writ and declaration, ... They were authorized to sue by prochein ami in an assize by stat. Westm. 1, c. ..."

4. A Treatise on the Civil Jurisdiction of Justices of the Peace in the State by Esek Cowen, Oliver Lorenzo Barbour, Sidney Joseph Cowen (1844)
"SECTION V. HOW A prochein AMI, OR NEXT FRIEND OF PLAINTIFF, IS TO BE APPOINTED. No process shall be issued for an infant plaintiff, nor shall any issue ..."

5. The Practical Register in Chancery: With the Addition of the Modern Cases by John Wyatt (1800)
"Ve» 43». a bill ought to be brought by her prochein amy for her 5 ... Appointment of Bill by an infant, and after decree prochein amy ..."

6. A General Abridgment of Law and Equity: Alphabetically Digested Under Proper by Charles Viner (1792)
"But the fuit is always in name of the heir by prochein amy, as it is in other cafes by fuch a one his attorney, &c. which appears in the Book of Entries. ..."

7. The New Practice of Attornies in the Courts of Law at Westminster: With by John Frederick Archbold (1844)
"After an infant has sued by prochein amy or guardian, he cannot remove the ... On the other hand, where the prochein amy was an uncertificated bankrupt, ..."

8. The Law-dictionary, Explaining the Rise, Progress, and Present State of the ...by Thomas Edlyne Tomlins, Thomas Colpitts Granger by Thomas Edlyne Tomlins, Thomas Colpitts Granger (1835)
"prochein AMY, proximus amicus.'} The next friend or next of kin to a child in his nonage, who in that respect is allowed to deal for the infant in the ..."

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