PLEAD OVER

PLEAD OVER

plead over, vb.

1. To fail to notice a defective allegation in an opponent’s pleading. [Cases: Pleading 406(3), 409(3). C.J.S. Pleading ¡ì¡ì 829¨C831.]

2. Hist. To plead the general issue after a defendant has had a dilatory plea overruled. See AIDER BY PLEADING OVER.


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