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This is a pleading in chancery, and consists of a denial put iu by the plaintiff on behalf of the defendant, generally denying all the statements in the plaintiff’s bill. The effect of it is to put the plaintiff upon proof of the whole contents of his bill, and is only resorted to for the purpose of saving time, and iu a case where the plaintiff can safely dispense with an answer. A copy of the note must be served on the defendant. Brown.

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