precept of clare constat

precept of cla·re con·stat \-ˌkla(a)rēˈkänzˌtat\

Definition of precept of clare constat

Scots law

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of precept of clare constat

clare constat from Latin, it is clearly established

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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