Doe, John


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1.(Law) The fictitious lessee acting as plaintiff in the common-law action of ejectment, the fictitious defendant being usually denominated Richard Roe. Hence, a fictitious name for a party, real or fictitious, to any action or proceeding.
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ROBERT CRAWFORD, CAROLINA WOMANCARE, JOHN DOE, JOHN DOE, M.
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