precept of clare constat
Definition of precept of clare constat
: 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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