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eyre


eyre


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eyre  \Eyre\  ([^a]r),  n.  [OF.  erre  journey,  march,  way  fr  L. 
  iter,  itineris  a  going,  way  fr  the  root  of  ire  to  go  Cf 
  {Errant},  {Itinerant},  {Issue}.]  (O.  Eng.  Law) 
  A  journey  in  circuit  of  certain  judges  called  justices  in 
  eyre  (or  in  itinere). 
 
  Note:  They  were  itinerant  judges,  who  rode  the  circuit, 
  holding  courts  in  the  different  counties.