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 for Demurrer to evidence
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Demurrer \De*mur"rer\, n.
     1. One who demurs.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Law) A stop or pause by a party to an action, for the
        judgment of the court on the question, whether, assuming
        the truth of the matter alleged by the opposite party, it
        is sufficient in law to sustain the action or defense, and
        hence whether the party resting is bound to answer or
        proceed further.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Demurrer to evidence, an exception taken by a party to the
        evidence offered by the opposite party, and an objecting
        to proceed further, on the allegation that such evidence
        is not sufficient in law to maintain the issue, and a
        reference to the court to determine the point. --Bouvier.
        [1913 Webster]

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