Cognizee
Cognizee Cog`ni*zee" (? or ?), n. (Law) One to whom a fine of land was acknowledged. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]

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  • cognizee — /kognaziy/ The party to whom a fine was levied. 2 Bl.Comm. 351 …   Black's law dictionary

  • cognizee — /kognaziy/ The party to whom a fine was levied. 2 Bl.Comm. 351 …   Black's law dictionary

  • cognizee — The person to whom a fine of land was levied. See 2 Bl Comm 351 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • cognizee — …   Useful english dictionary

  • fine sur cognizance de droit come ceo que il ad de son done — A fine of land upon the acknowledgment of the right (of the cognizee) as that which he has by the gift (of his cognizor); wherein the cognizor acknowledges his gift of the land to the plaintiff, the cognizee. This was the best and surest kind of… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Cognisee — Cognisor Cog ni*sor (? or ?), Cognisee Cog ni*see, n. See {Cognizor}, {Cognizee}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cognisor — Cog ni*sor (? or ?), Cognisee Cog ni*see, n. See {Cognizor}, {Cognizee}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cognizor — Cog ni*zor, n. [See {Cognizance}.] (Law) One who acknowledged the right of the plaintiff or cognizee in a fine; the defendant. Blackstone. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • king's silver — Post fine Post fine , n. [Pref. post + fine.] (O. Eng. Law) A duty paid to the king by the cognizee in a fine of lands, when the same was fully passed; called also the {king s silver}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Post-fine — n. [Pref. post + fine.] (O. Eng. Law) A duty paid to the king by the cognizee in a fine of lands, when the same was fully passed; called also the {king s silver}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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