Feigned issue

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Feigned issue (Law) an issue produced in a pretended action between two parties for the purpose of trying before a jury a question of fact which it becomes necessary to settle in the progress of a cause.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Feigned issue (law) an issue made up for trial by agreement of the parties or by an order of court, instead of by the ordinary legal procedure
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. issuë, issir, to go or flow out—L. exīreex, out, īre, to go.