What is Speak?

Legal Definition
This term is used in the English law, to signify the permission given by a court to the prosecutor and defendant in some cases of misdemeanor, to agree together, after which the prosecutor comes into court and declares himself to be satisfied; when the court pass a nominal sentence. 1 Chit. Pr. 17.
-- Bouviers Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
In practice. To argue. "The case was ordered to be spoke to again." 10 Mod. 107. See Imparlance; Speaking with Prosecutor.
-- Black's Law Dictionary