Definition of oulter-le-mer in English:

oulter-le-mer

noun

Law
historical
  • The essoin or excuse of being beyond the sea.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in John Cowell (1554–1611), civil lawyer. From Law French oulter-le-mer, also ouster-le-mer, ouster le mere from Anglo-Norman oulter, oustre, variants of outre beyond + le, masculine definite article + mer.

Pronunciation

oulter-le-mer

/ˌuːltələˈmɛː//ˌəʊltələˈmɛː/