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obiter dictum


Noun Phrase
ob=i=ter dic=tum


obiter dictumn. 
     An incidental and collateral opinion uttered by a judge. See Dictum, n., 2 (a).  [1913 Webster]


obiter dictum, n. (pl. obiter dicta)
1 a judge's expression of opinion uttered in court or giving judgement, but not essential to the decision and therefore without binding authority.
2 an incidental remark.

L f. obiter by the way + dictum a thing said


obiter dictum


N interposition, interjacence, intercurrence, intervenience, interlocation, interdigitation, interjection, interpolation, interlineation, interspersion, intercalation, interpenetration, permeation, infiltration, intervention, interference, intrusion, obtrusion, insinuation, insertion, dovetailing, embolism, intermediary, intermedium, go between, bodkin, intruder, interloper, parenthesis, episode, flyleaf, partition, septum, diaphragm, midriff, dissepiment, party wall, panel, room divider, halfway house, interjacent, intercurrent, intervenient, intervening, intermediate, intermediary, intercalary, interstitial, embolismal, parenthetical, episodic, mediterranean, intrusive, embosomed, merged, between, betwixt, twixt, among, amongst, amid, amidst, mid, midst, in the thick of, betwixt and between, sandwich-wise, parenthetically, obiter dictum.

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