act of adjournal

noun
plural acts of adjournal

Definition of act of adjournal 

Scots law

: one of various ordinances issued by the Court of Justiciary for regulating the procedure in that court and the inferior criminal courts usually plural

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First Known Use of act of adjournal

1749, in the meaning defined above

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