Sentence Examples with the word out of court

A nephew of Mrs Stewart in 1887 sued to break the will on the ground that Hilton had unduly influenced her; the case was compromised out of court in 1890 and Mrs Stewart's relatives received more of her estate than they would have got under the terms of the testament.

It is the chief of the dogmatic or polemical works, and rules the accuser out of court at the very opening of the case.