Definition of common form
1 Scholasticism : a form belonging to a species
2 : the form of probate of a will where the will is not contested and is proved by the executor's own oath
3 : one of the forms of pleading used in the common-law actions (as assumpsit, convenant, debt, detinue, replevin, trepass on the case, and trover) in which the allegations were fixed in their general nature
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