essoin


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essoin

(ɛˈsɔɪn)
n
(Law) law an excuse for not appearing in court
vb (tr)
(Law) law to excuse for not appearing in court
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The entry immediately preceding this one reads: 'A day was given to William Hawys, plaintiff, and John Margery [2], defendant, in a plea of trespass, to come [to the next court], without essoin.
The writ was cheap; essoins were not possible; it could be heard before a regular commission to take the petty assizes.