plural -s
Scots law
: an entry formerly made in a book of record in chancery of a nonentry or relief duty payable by an heir taking a precept from chancery
also : the amount of the duties in such an entry

Word History


Latin, 2nd singular imperative of respondēre to respond

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“Responde.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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