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Party

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Person or persons under consideration. “This is the next party, your worship”—i.e. the next case to be examined. “This is the party that stole the things”—the person or persons accused. (French, partie, a person.)

“If an evil spirit trouble any, one must make a smoke … and the party shall be no more vexed.”—Tobit vi. 7.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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