Definition of plea of tender in English:

plea of tender

phrase

Law
  • A plea that the defendant has always been ready to satisfy the plaintiff's claim and now brings the sum into court.

    • ‘Granting that this plea of tender into court is defective, it would not render the petition insufficient to state a cause of action.’
    • ‘The affidavit further stated, that the district attorney of the United States moved to strike off from the record the plea of tender as a nullity.’