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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The county courts of England (replaced in 1971 by crown courts).

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  • Noun : the last assize; the great assize
  • The signification of the word assizes in this connection is derived from the French verb asseoir, whose past participle is assis.
  • "I thought a reeve's work to rule fairly and uncover abuses and bring criminals to justice at the assizes was the matter at hand."
  • "We are all low people there," a tale of the assizes. for more
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