testimonium clause

noun

tes·​ti·​mo·​ni·​um clause
ˌtes-tə-ˈmō-nē-əm-
: the authenticating clause of an instrument (as a deed) that typically begins “In witness whereof” and furnishes such information as when it was signed and before what witnesses

Word History

Etymology

Latin testimonium testimony

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“Testimonium clause.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/testimonium%20clause. Accessed 26 Nov. 2022.

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