Sentence Examples


  • Past-Deidre made a wager with me.
  • There was also a considerable amount of new legislatiofl with the object of protecting the minor subjects of the crown, and the system of trial by jurors was advanced to the detriment of the absurd old practices of trial by ordeal and trial by wager of battle.
  • In 1231, in such a suit, the bishop of London accepts wager of battle (Pollock and Maitland, op. cit.
  • 30; Wager, On Nuclear Division in the Hymenomycetes, Ann.
  • 15 (1905); Wager, "The Sexuality of the Fungi," Ann.