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[French, Hear ye.] A word used in some courts by the public crier to indicate that a proclamation is about to be made and to command attention to it.


‘hear ye’. Listen up. Here comes the judge.

OYEZ, practice. Hear; do you hear. In order to attract attention immediately before he makes proclamation, the cryer of the court cries Oyez, Oyez, which is generally corruptly pronounced O yes.

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