Placit
Placit Plac"it, n. [L. placitum. See {Plea}.] A decree or determination; a dictum. [Obs.] ``The placits and opinions of other philosophers.'' --Evelyn. [1913 Webster]

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  • placit — /plaesat/, or placitum /plsesat(am)/ Decree; determination + placitum /plaesatam/ In civil law, an agreement of parties; that which is their pleasure to arrange between them. An imperial ordinance or constitution; literally, the prince s pleasure …   Black's law dictionary

  • Placit — nm place, lieu découvert Anjou …   Glossaire des noms topographiques en France

  • placit — plac·it …   English syllables

  • placit — ˈplasə̇t noun ( s) Etymology: Medieval Latin placitum archaic : decree, petition …   Useful english dictionary

  • placitum — placit /plaesat/, or placitum /plsesat(am)/ Decree; determination + placitum /plaesatam/ In civil law, an agreement of parties; that which is their pleasure to arrange between them. An imperial ordinance or constitution; literally, the prince s… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Placita — Placitum Plac i*tum, n.; pl. {Placita}. [LL. See {Placit}.] 1. A public court or assembly in the Middle Ages, over which the sovereign president when a consultation was held upon affairs of state. Brande & C. [1913 Webster] 2. (Old Eng. Law) A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Placitory — Plac i*to*ry, a. [See {Placit}.] Of or pertaining to pleas or pleading, in courts of law. [Obs.] Clayton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Placitum — Plac i*tum, n.; pl. {Placita}. [LL. See {Placit}.] 1. A public court or assembly in the Middle Ages, over which the sovereign president when a consultation was held upon affairs of state. Brande & C. [1913 Webster] 2. (Old Eng. Law) A court, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plea — Plea, n. [OE. plee, plai, plait, fr. OF. plait, plaid, plet, LL. placitum judgment, decision, assembly, court, fr. L. placitum that which is pleasing, an opinion, sentiment, from placere to please. See {Please}, and cf. {Placit}, {Plead}.] 1.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pleas of the crown — Plea Plea, n. [OE. plee, plai, plait, fr. OF. plait, plaid, plet, LL. placitum judgment, decision, assembly, court, fr. L. placitum that which is pleasing, an opinion, sentiment, from placere to please. See {Please}, and cf. {Placit}, {Plead}.] 1 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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