resummons

A second summons, issued where for some reason the original summons has become ineffective. See alias summons.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • Resummons — Re*sum mons, n. A second summons. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • resummons — n., pl. resummonses. * * * …   Universalium

  • resummons — v. summon again, send for again, call for again …   English contemporary dictionary

  • resummons — re·summons …   English syllables

  • resummons — A second summons. The calling a person a second time to answer an action, where the first summons is defeated upon any occasion; as the death of a party, or the like …   Black's law dictionary

  • resummons — “+ noun Etymology: Middle English resommons, from Anglo French resomons, from past participle of resomondre, resemondre to resummon, from Old French re + semondre to summon more at summon : a summons to a party or witness already once summonsed …   Useful english dictionary

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