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suitor

noun appellant, applicant, claimant, litigant, litigator, party to a suit, petitioner, plaintiff, pleader, seeker, solicitor, suppliant, supplicant
See also: appellant, claimant, complainant, contender, contestant, litigant, party, plaintiff, special interest

SUITOR. One who is a party to a suit or action in court. One who is a party to an action. In its ancient sense, suitor meant one Who was bound to attend the county court, also, one who formed part of the secta. (q.v.)

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