Definitions for earwitness
- Law. a person who testifies or can testify to what he or she has heard.
Citations for earwitness
Such is the rather meagre account, as given by one ear-witness, of Patrick Henry’s first speech in the Congress of 1774.
If it came only through the second or third hand, it maybe proper to suspend the full belief, until we have seen the eye-witness, or the ear-witness.
Origin of earwitness
Earwitness entered English in the 1500s around thesame time as eyewitness, however the latter is far more common.
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