Significavit definition

(UK, law, historical) A writ issuing out of chancery, upon certificate given by the ordinary, of a man's standing excommunicate by the space of forty days, for the laying him up in prison till he submit himself to the authority of the church.

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Noun

Singular:
significavit
Plural:
significavits

Origin of significavit

  • Latin, (he) has signified, perf. ind. of significare (“to signify”).

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