\fˈe͡ɪnd ˈakʃən], \fˈeɪnd ˈakʃən], \f_ˈeɪ_n_d ˈa_k_ʃ_ə_n]\
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Practice. An action brought on a pretended right, when the plaintiff has no true cause of action, for some illegal purpose. In a feigned action the words of the writ are true; it differs from false action, in which case the words of the writ are false. Co. Litt. 361, sect. 689. Vide Fictitious action.
By John Bouvier