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

Definition of novodamus



Scots law

  1. :  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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to criticize severely

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