Definition of Champertor. Meaning of Champertor. Synonyms of Champertor

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Definition of Champertor

Champertor Cham"per*tor, n. [F. champarteur a divider of fields or field rent. See Champerty.] (Law) One guilty of champerty; one who purchases a suit, or the right of suing, and carries it on at his own expense, in order to obtain a share of the gain.

Meaning of Champertor from wikipedia

- Champerty and maintenance are doctrines in common law jurisdictions that aim to preclude frivolous litigation: Maintenance is the intermeddling of a disinterested...