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A person summoned to answer a bill, petition, or libel, together with another respondent. Now chiefly used to designate the person charged with adultery with the respondent in a suit for divorce for that cause, and joined as a de fendant with such party. Lowe Bennett, 27 Misc. Rep. 356, 58 N. Y. Supp. 88


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