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joinder


joinder


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Joinder  \Join"der\,  n.  [F.  joindre.  See  {Join},  v.  t.] 
  1.  The  act  of  joining;  a  putting  together;  conjunction. 
 
  Confirmed  by  mutual  joinder  of  your  hands.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  (Law) 
  a  A  joining  of  parties  as  plaintiffs  or  defendants  in  a 
  suit. 
  b  Acceptance  of  an  issue  tendered  in  law  or  fact 
  c  A  joining  of  causes  of  action  or  defense  in  civil 
  suits  or  criminal  prosecutions.