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 cause in court. [1913 Webster]

3. (Law) A plea; a pleading; a judicial proceeding; a suit. --Burrill. [1913 Webster]

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