lawsuit etymology

English word lawsuit comes from English bridge, English jus

Detailed word origin of lawsuit

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bridge English (eng) (billiards, snooker, pool) A cue modified with a convex arch-shaped notched head attached to the narrow end, used to support a player's (shooter's) cue for extended or tedious shots. Also called a spider.. (billiards, snooker, pool) A particular form of one hand placed on the table to support the cue when making a shot in cue sports.. (bowling) The gap between the holes on a bowling ball. [...]
jus English (eng) (culinary) A lightly-reduced gravy or stock made from jus.. (culinary) The juices given off as meat is cooked.
lawsuit English (eng) (legal) In civil law, a case where two or more people disagree and one or more of the parties take the case to a court for resolution.

Words with the same origin as lawsuit

Descendants of bridge
Bridgegate Oresund Bridge bridgable brouter in spades