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Definition 1: a cry of sorrow and grief - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where plaint or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • their pitiful laments could be heard throughout the ward

Synonyms for plaint in the sense of this definition

(plaint is a kind of ...) (formerly) a loud cry (or repeated cries) of pain or rage or sorrow

Definition 2: (United Kingdom) a written statement of the grounds of complaint made to court of law asking for the grievance to be redressed - [noun denoting communication]

(plaint is a kind of ...) (law) a formal accusation against somebody (often in a court of law)

"an allegation of malpractice"

(plaint belongs to a domain located in ...) a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom

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