Eyre meaning

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(UK, law, obsolete) A journey in circuit of certain itinerant judges called justices in eyre (in itinere).
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A circuit court held by justices in eyre.
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A circuit court held by itinerant royal justices in medieval England.
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A tour or circuit.
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A surname​.
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(place) Shallow salt lake in NE South Australia, varying from frequently dry to c. 3,700 sq mi (9,583 sq km)
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Origin of eyre

  • Middle English from Anglo-Norman eire from Latin iter journey ei- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Old French erre journey, march, way, from Latin iter, itineris, a going, way, from the root of ire to go. Compare errant, itinerant, issue.

    From Wiktionary