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Definition: To sue out
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sued
; p. pr. & vb. n. Suing
[OE. suen, sewen, siwen, OF. sivre (pres.ind. 3d sing. il
siut, suit, he follows, nous sevons we follow), LL. sequere,
for L. sequi, secutus; akin to Gr. ?, Skr. sac to accompany,
and probably to E. see, v.t. See See
, v. t., and cf.
in religion, Sequence
1. To follow up; to chase; to seek after; to endeavor to win;
For yet there was no man that haddle him sued.
I was beloved of many a gentle knight,
And sued and sought with all the service due.
Sue me, and woo me, and flatter me. --Tennyson.
(a) To seek justice or right from, by legal process; to
institute process in law against; to bring an action
against; to prosecute judicially.
(b) To proceed with, as an action, and follow it up to its
proper termination; to gain by legal process.
3. (Falconry) To clean, as the beak; -- said of a hawk.
4. (Naut.) To leave high and dry on shore; as, to sue a ship.
--R. H. Dana, Jr.
To sue out
(Law), to petition for and take out, or to apply
for and obtain; as, to sue out a writ in chancery; to sue
out a pardon for a criminal.