What is DISMISS?

To send away; to discharge; to cause to be removed. To dismiss an actionor suit is to send it out of court without any further consideration or hearing. Bos- ley v.Bruner, 24 Miss. 402; Taft v. Northern Transp. Co., 50 N. II. 417; Goldsmith v. Smith(C. C.) 21 Fed. 014.

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