bill quia timet

noun \-‧ˈkwēəˈtē(ˌ)met, -kwīəˈtī-\

Definition of bill quia timet


  1. :  a bill by which a petitioner asks aid to prevent a wrong that the petitioner fears he or she may suffer from an act or an omission of another

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Origin and Etymology of bill quia timet

Latin quia timet because he fears

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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