Definition of quominus
1 : a writ under old English law for preventing waste of a wood by one having housebote and haybote therein
2 : a writ formerly used to found jurisdiction in the Exchequer Court alleging the plaintiff's diminished ability to pay his crown debts
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Origin and Etymology of quominus
Latin, whereby the less, that not; from the clause in the writ alluding to the plaintiff's diminished ability to pay his crown debts
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