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Definitions of terms

  1. Conditions, as in a contract or agreement; in law, four sections of the year during which the particular business in the superior law courts is transacted, viz.-Hilary, begins 11th and ends 31st January; Easter, begins 15th April, ends 8th May; Trinity, begins 22d May, ends 12th June; Michaelmas, begins 2d and ends 25th November;-the University terms are Lent, Easter, Trinity, and Michaelmas; to bring to terms, to cause to submit or agree; to make terms, to come to an agreement. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for terms

  1. " Miss Mae can choose the terms on which we meet. – Mae Madden by Mary Murdoch Mason
  2. I do not exactly understand the terms – Remarks by Bill Nye