SPECIAL IMPARLANCE, pleading. One which contains the clause, "saving to
himself all advantages and exceptions, as well to the writ, as to the
declaration aforesaid." 2 Chit. Pl. 407, 8.
2. This imparlance admits the jurisdiction of the court, but the defendant may plead in abatement or to the action; that is, to the writ or the count. Gould. on Pl. c. 2, Sec. 18; Lawes on Pl. 84. See imparlance.