quadriennium utile

noun quadriennium uti·le \-ˈyütəlˌē\

Definition of quadriennium utile

Scots law

  1. :  the period of four years following attainment of majority within which the former minor or in case of his death his executor may act to avoid his contracts, gifts, or conveyances

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Origin and Etymology of quadriennium utile

Medieval Latin or New Latin, literally, four-year period of equity

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