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PROBATORY TERM. In the British courts of admiralty, after the issue is
formed between the parties, a time for taking the testimony is assigned,
this is called a probatory term.
2. This term is common to both parties, and either party may examine his witnesses. When good cause is shown the term will be enlarged. 2 Bro. Civ. and Adm. Law, 418 Dunl. Pr. 217.