de pace et plagis

noun

de pa·​ce et pla·​gis
(ˌ)dā¦päˌkā(ˌ)etˈpläˌgēs
: an ancient appeal available in cases of breach of the peace and of assault

Word History

Etymology

Medieval Latin, of peace and wounds

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“De pace et plagis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/de%20pace%20et%20plagis. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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