Definition Of plaint
an accusation; a charge.
There was only one plaint in the District Court but two appeals in the Court of Appeal.
Example Of plaint
I elegantly e-mailed the company, who sent back a ‘dear occupant’ type response assuring it's ‘aware of the varied taste preferences and dietary needs of our consumers,’ but not specifically addressing any point, plaint or plea.
In the absence of a formal plaint there is no legal basis to press further charges.
Like most of the songs on this collection, it takes the hallowed plaints of ordinary folks and infuses them with a pure spiritual simplicity that a great deal of more exalted religious music never manages to attain.
Prosecutors offered no comment, but their plaint reveals their views: ‘The heart of Greenpeace's mission,’ it claims, ‘is the violation of the law.’
Secondly, no plaintiff has agreed to withdraw his plaint .