act of adjournal

noun

plural acts 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

Word History

First Known Use

1749, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of act of adjournal was in 1749

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“Act of adjournal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/act%20of%20adjournal. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

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