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Summonses
Summons Sum"mons, n.; pl. Summonses. [OE. somouns, OF. sumunse, semonse, semonce, F. semonce, semondre to summon, OF. p. p. semons. See Summon, v.] 1. The act of summoning; a call by authority, or by the command of a superior, to appear at a place named, or to attend to some duty. Special summonses by the king. --Hallam. This summons . . . unfit either to dispute or disobey. --Bp. Fell. He sent to summon the seditious, and to offer pardon; but neither summons nor pardon was regarded. --Sir J. Hayward. 2. (Law) A warning or citation to appear in court; a written notification signed by the proper officer, to be served on a person, warning him to appear in court at a day specified, to answer to the plaintiff, testify as a witness, or the like. 3. (Mil.) A demand to surrender.

Meaning of Summonses from wikipedia

- require summonses to be drafted in plain English and that they must start with this phrase: "Notice! You have been sued."[citation needed] The summons announces...
- The Summons is a legal thriller novel by noted American author John Grisham which was released in February 2002. The main character, Ray Atlee, is a law...
- A summons is a legal do****ent issued by a court. Summons may also refer to: The Summons, a legal thriller novel "The Summons" (hymn), a Christian hymn...
- "Glossary -> Writ of summons". Parliament. "Summons to the Parliament, 1265". The National Archives. Retrieved 29 May 2020. "Three Summonses to the Parliament...
- "The Great Summons" or "Da Zhao" (Chinese: 大招; pinyin: Dà zhāo; "The Great Summons") is one of the poems anthologized in the ancient Chinese poetry collection...
- Summons", also called "Will You Come and Follow Me", is a Scottish Christian hymn. It was written by John L. Bell in 1987. Bell composed "The Summons"...
- A subpoena (/səˈpiː.nə/; also subpœna, supenna or subpena) or witness summons is a writ issued by a government agency, most often a court, to compel testimony...
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- A Summons to Memphis is a 1986 novel by Peter Taylor which won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1987. It is the recollection of Phillip Carver, a middle...
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