liege poustie


liege pou·​stie
: the state of good health requisite under Scots law to the exercise of full legal powers especially in the transfer of property (as by deed or will) compare deathbed deed

Word History


Middle English lege pouste, from Middle French lige poestí, lige pousté, literally, liege power

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“Liege poustie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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