writ of clare constat

writ of cla·​re con·​stat
-ˌkla(a)rēˈkänzˌtat
: a writ in Scots law by which a superior confirms the heirship of a person claiming to be the next heir of the last tenant deceased compare precept of clare constat

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clare constat from Latin, it is clearly established

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“Writ of clare constat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/writ%20of%20clare%20constat. Accessed 26 Jan. 2023.

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