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noun tes·te \ˈtes-tē\

Legal Definition of teste

  1. 1 :  the witnessing or concluding clause of an instrument (as a writ)

  2. 2 :  witness —used especially formerly to indicate that what follows is named as authority for what precedes

Origin and Etymology of teste

Medieval Latin teste meipso (or seipso) by my (or his) own witness

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a trip made at another's expense

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