One of two or more parties against whom a lawsuit is commenced. A person named with others who must answer claims alleged in a bill, petition, orlibelin a judicial proceeding. An individual who is accused ofadulterywith another's spouse being sued fordivorceon that ground and who thereby becomes a defendant in the action.
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