Sentence Examples


  • To this commission may be referred the cognizance of particular matters.
  • Under his cognizance come questions of public order, health and elections to parliament.
  • All causes, except the " greater," were to be terminated in the country where the proper cognizance would lie (Migne, op. cit.
  • The tyrants (560-510 B.C.) left to the council its cognizance of murder cases (Demosth.
  • King John (1201) constituted Helleston a free borough, established a gild merchant, and granted the burgesses freedom from toll and other similar dues throughout the realm, and the cognizance of all pleas within the borough except crown pleas.