circumduce

transitive verb
cir·​cum·​duce
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of circumduce

Scots law
: to set a limit to or declare to be at an end by a judicial decision

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History and Etymology for circumduce

Late Latin circumducere to annul, cancel, from Latin, to lead around, from circum- + ducere to lead

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“Circumduce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/circumduce. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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