Feigned action

Definition of Feigned action

An action, now obsolete, brought on a pretended right, when the plaintiff has no true cause of action, for some illegal purpose. In a feigned action the words of the writ are true. It differs from false action, in which case the words of the writ are false. See also Feigned issue.

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