• Said loudly three times in succession to call a court to order when the session begins.
  • Hear; attend; -- a term used by criers of courts to secure silence before making a proclamation. It is repeated three times.
  • <xref>Hear ye</xref>. Attend. (Called by public <xref>criers</xref> or in <xref>court</xref> usually three times to secure silence).
  • A cry of "oyez".
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