Definition of precedent:
reason, model, acquit, agent, precede, fountain, preceding, previous, origin, advance, obiter dictum, power, occasion, authority, anterior, warrant, instance, case law, appeal, acquittal, cause, causality, pattern, motive, example, case, past, bring in a verdict, prior, author, bar, class action, antecedent, foregoing, creator, designer, former, award, action, annul, exemplar, case in point, example, criterion, template, time, condition, common-law, pattern, earlier, the personification of something, spring, same, court, charge, source, committal, case, stereotype, citation, actor, causation, call for, court-martial, dissent, instance, archetype.
- "The Kempton-Wace Letters", Jack London Anna Strunsky.
- "The American Judiciary", Simeon E. Baldwin, LLD.
- "Masters of French Music", Arthur Hervey.