Join"der (?), n. [F. joindre. See Join, v. t.]

1.

The act of joining; a putting together; conjunction.

Confirmed by mutual joinder of your hands. Shak.

2. Law (a)

A joining of parties as plaintiffs or defendants in a suit.

(b)

Acceptance of an issue tendered in law or fact.

(c)

A joining of causes of action or defense in civil suits or criminal prosecutions.

 

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