Cognizor
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]

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  • cognizor — /kognazar/ In old conveyancing, the party levying a fine. 2 Bl.Comm. 350, 351 …   Black's law dictionary

  • cognizor — /kognazar/ In old conveyancing, the party levying a fine. 2 Bl.Comm. 350, 351 …   Black's law dictionary

  • cognizor — A party levying a fine of land. He was thus designated from his acknowledgment or recognition of the right of the complainant to recover the land in question. See 2 Bl Comm 350 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • cognizor — …   Useful english dictionary

  • fine sur cognizance de droit tantum — /fayn sar kagnayzans da droyt teentam/ A fine upon acknowledgment of the right merely, and not with the circumstance of a preceding gift from the cognizor. This was commonly used to pass a reversionary interest which was in the cognizor, of which …   Black's law dictionary

  • fine sur cognizance de droit tantum — /fayn sar kagnayzans da droyt teentam/ A fine upon acknowledgment of the right merely, and not with the circumstance of a preceding gift from the cognizor. This was commonly used to pass a reversionary interest which was in the cognizor, of which …   Black's law 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

  • fine sur cognizance de droit tantum — A fine upon acknowledgment of the right merely; not with the circumstance of a preceding gift from the cognizor. This fine was commonly used to pass a reversionary interest, which was in the cognizor. See 2 Bl Comm 353 …   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

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