Rescissory
Rescissory Re*scis"so*ry (r?-s?z"?-r? or r?-s?s"-), a. [L. rescissorius: cf. F. rescisoire.] Tending to rescind; rescinding. [1913 Webster]

To pass a general act rescissory (as it was called), annulling all the Parliaments that had been held since the year 1633. --Bp. Burnet. [1913 Webster]


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  • rescissory — isərē, izə adjective Etymology: Late Latin rescissorius, from Latin rescissus + orius ory : relating to, tending to, or having the effect of rescission : revoking a rescissory action …   Useful english dictionary

  • rescissory — adjective Date: 1605 relating to, tending to, or having the effect of rescission …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rescissory — /ri sis euh ree, siz /, adj. serving to rescind. [1595 1605; < LL rescissorius pertaining to revoking or rescinding; see RESCISSION, TORY1] * * * …   Universalium

  • rescissory — rɪ sɪsÉ™rɪ adj. canceling, revoking, serving to annul, serving to repeal …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rescissory — re·scis·so·ry …   English syllables

  • rescissory — re•scis•so•ry [[t]rɪˈsɪs ə ri, ˈsɪz [/t]] adj. serving to rescind • Etymology: 1595–1605; < LL rescissōrius; see rescission, tory I …   From formal English to slang

  • rescissory — /rəˈsɪsəri/ (say ruh sisuhree) adjective serving to rescind. {Late Latin rescissōrius, from Latin rescissus, past participle, annulled} …   Australian English dictionary

  • rescissory action — An action to rescind a contract or other written instrument …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • damages — A pecuniary compensation or indemnity, which may be recovered in the courts by any person who has suffered loss, detriment, or injury, whether to his person, property, or rights, through the unlawful act or omission or negligence of another. A… …   Black's law dictionary

  • damages — A pecuniary compensation or indemnity, which may be recovered in the courts by any person who has suffered loss, detriment, or injury, whether to his person, property, or rights, through the unlawful act or omission or negligence of another. A… …   Black's law dictionary

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