Plaintiff

plaintiff

One who commences a personal action or suit to obtain a remedy for an injury to his rights; opposed to defendant.

Origin: F. Plaintif making complaint, plaintive; in Old French equiv. To plaignant complainant, prosecutor, fr. Plaindre. See Plaint, and cf. Plaintive.


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