In law, an application for a rehearing of all or part of an issue that has already been dealt with by a lower court or tribunal.
The outcome can be a new decision on all or part of the points raised, or the previous decision may be upheld. In criminal cases, an appeal may be against conviction and either the prosecution or the defense may appeal against sentence.
ETYM Old Eng. boef, befe, beef, Old Fren. boef, buef, French boeef, from Latin bos, bovis, ox; akin to Greek boys, Skr. gô cow, and Eng. cow. Related to Cow.
1. Cattle that are reared for their meat; SYN. beef cattle.
2. Meat from an adult domestic bovine; SYN. boeuf.
Pain in the bowels; colic. belly-ache, belly ache
1. (Slang) An unpleasant difficulty.
2. (Slang) A pejorative term for an unpleasant woman.
ETYM French complainte. Related to Complain.
1. An expression of grievance or resentment.
2. (Formerly) A loud cry (or repeated cries) of pain or rage or sorrow.
3. (Civil law) The first pleading of the plaintiff setting out the facts on which the claim for relief is based.
The formation and falling of drops of liquid; SYN. trickle, dribble.
1. A part of a cornice or other member that projects to throw off rainwater; also; an overlapping metal strip or an underneath groove for the same purpose
2. A falling in drops
3. Liquid that falls, overflows, or is extruded in drops
4. The sound made by or as if by falling drops
5. A device for the administration of a fluid at a slow rate especially into a vein; also; a material so administered
6. A dull or unattractive person
ETYM French réclamation, Latin reclamatio. Related to Reclaim.
1. Rescuing from error and returning to a rightful course; SYN. reformation.
2. The conversion of waste land into land suitable for use of habitation or cultivation; SYN. renewal, revival, rehabilitation.