EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AVERMENT
The latter case shows the averment of negligence to have been mere form.
And the oath prescribed for them on returning was explicitly an averment of truth.
I must take exception, for instance, to his averment “that what we respect and admire,” viz.
To aver that his ancestors were sold as slaves, is not equivalent, in point of law, to an averment that he was a slave.
There is no averment in this plea which shows or conduces to show an inability in the plaintiff to sue in the Circuit Court.
Neither in itself nor in its preamble was there an averment, or even an assumption of its necessity, as a rule of guidance.
By the way, I was wrong in recommending you to persist in your averment that Protection is dead and coffined.
No sooner had Mrs. Falconer cast her eyes upon him than she could not but be convinced of the truth of Robert's averment.
It is an averment of a conclusion of law which is permitted to abridge the facts (positive and negative) on which it is founded.
His averment to this effect does not allow the supposition that he could have deceived himself, on such a point.