plural -es
Scots law
: a clause sometimes added to a grant, charter, or deed granting anew certain rights, privileges, or estates and thereby confirming or validating them
also : the written instrument containing such a grant

Word History


Latin (de) novo damus we grant anew

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“Novodamus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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