novodamus

noun

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

Etymology

Latin (de) novo damus we grant anew

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“Novodamus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/novodamus. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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