1. practice. Where a paper or other writing is on motion, or on other occasion, proved; or if an affidavit to which the paper writing is annexed, refer to it, it is usual to mark the same with a capital letter, and to add, This paper writing marked with the letter A, was shown to the deponent at the time of his being sworn by me, and is the writing by him referred to in the affidavit annexed hereto. Such paper or other writing, with this attestation, signed by the judge or other person before whom the affidavit shall have been sworn, is called an exhibit. 2. To produce a thing publicly, so that it may be taken possession of, or seized. Dig. 10, 4, 2. To exhibit means also to file of record; as, it is the practice in England in personal actions, when an officer or prisoner of the king’s bench is defendant, to proceed against such defendant in the court in which he is an officer, by exhibiting, that is, filing a bill against him. In medical language, to. exhibit signifies to ad minist er, to cause a thing to be taken by a patient.
Law Dictionary – Alternative Legal Definition
(verb) – To show or display; to offer or present for inspection. To produce anything in public, so that it may be taken into possession. Dig. 10, 4, 2.
To present; to offer publicly or officially; to file of record. Thus we speak of exhibiting a charge of treason, exhibiting a bill against an officer of the king’s bench by way of proceeding against him in that court. In re Wiltse, 5 Misc. Rep. 105, 25 N. Y. Supp. 737; Newell v. State, 2 Conn. 40; Comm. v. Alsop, 1 Brewst. (Pa.) 345. To administer; to cause to be taken; as medicines.
(noun) – A paper or document produced and exhibited to a court during a trial or hearing, or to a commissioner taking depositions, or to auditors, arbitrators, etc., as a voucher, or in proof of facts, or as otherwise connected with the subject matter, and which, on being accepted, is marked for identification and annexed to the deposition, report, or other principal document, or filed of record, or otherwise made a part of the case. A paper referred to in and filed with the bill, answer, or petition in a suit in equity, or with a deposition. Brown Y. Redwyne, 16 Ga. 68.