libelee


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li·bel·ee

also li·bel·lee  (lī′bə-lē′)
n.
The defendant in a case of ecclesiastical or admiralty libel.

li•bel•ee

(ˌlaɪ bəˈli)

n.
a person against whom a charge of libel has been filed.
Also, esp. Brit.,li`bel•lee′.
[1855–60]