precept of clare constat

precept of cla·​re con·​stat
-ˌkla(a)rēˈkänzˌtat
Scots law
: a deed in which a superior recognizes the title of the heir of a deceased vassal or tenant to enter upon the superior's land compare writ of clare constat

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clare constat from Latin, it is clearly established

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“Precept of clare constat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/precept%20of%20clare%20constat. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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