Obsolete spelling of appeal
1.a tap or stamp of the foot, formerly serving as a warning of one's intent to attack, but now also used as a feint.
2.a sharp stroke with the blade used for the purpose of procuring an opening.
1. a stamp of the foot, used to warn of one's intent to attack
2. a sharp blow with the blade made to procure an opening Word Originfrom French, challenge Appel /Dutch ˈɑpəl/ noun
1. Karel (ˈkaːrəl). 1921–2006, Dutch abstract expressionist painter Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollinsPublishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Cite This Source
She there wrote her Appel a l'impartiale posterite, those memoirs which display a strange alternation between self-laudation and patriotism, between the trivial and the sublime.
" Abus " and " Appel comme d'abus ").
The prohibition of papal interference was enforced if necessary by the appel comme d'abus (vide supra).
Recourse to the secular prince by way of appel comme d'abus, or otherwise, became more frequent and met with greater encouragement.
But the revocation of a desservant, and the forbidding him the execution of his ministry in the diocese, was not a case in which the council of state would interfere (Migne, ubi sup. " Appel comme d'abus," " Conseil d'etat ").
1858, 3rd ed., 1891); Appel Conservateurs (Paris, 1855 and 1898); Synthese subjective (1856 and 1878); Essai de philos.
In the Chamber, where he subsequently represented Riom, he formed the group of the Appel au Peuple.
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