statute staple


Definition of statute staple

  1. :  a bond of record formerly in use in England giving the creditor powers similar to those given by the statute merchant and acknowledged before the mayor of a staple

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Origin and Etymology of statute staple

Middle English, contraction of statute (of the) staple

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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