toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

plaintiff
used in The Mill on the Floss

only 1 use
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
a person who brings a legal action against another in a court of law
  • Wakem's conscience was not uneasy because he had used a few tricks against the miller; why should he hate that unsuccessful plaintiff, that pitiable, furious bull entangled in the meshes of a net?
    3.7 -- Book 3 Chapter 7 -- How a Hen Takes to Stratagem (82% in)

There are no more uses of "plaintiff" in The Mill on the Floss.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®