novodamus

noun no·vo·da·mus \ ˌnō(ˌ)vōˈdāməs , -vəˈ- \

Definition of novodamus

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

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Origin and Etymology of novodamus

Latin (de) novo damus we grant anew


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