in limine(redirected from In-limine)
(in limb-in-ay) from Latin for "at the threshold," referring to a motion before a trial begins. A motion to suppress illegally-obtained evidence is such a motion. (See: motion to suppress)
in limine‘on the threshold’. A preliminary point or plea is said to be made in limine.
IN LIMINE. In or at the beginning. This phrase is frequently used; as, the courts are anxious to check crimes in limine.