precipe
variant of praecipe

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • precipe — var of praecipe Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Precipe — Prec i*pe, n. (Law) See {Pr[ae]cipe}, and {Precept}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • precipe — 1610s, from L. praecipes, variant of praeceps headlong, precipitous, as a noun, a precipice (see PRECIPICE (Cf. precipice)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • precipe — /presapiy/ Another form of the name of the written instructions to the clerk of court; also spelled praecipe (q.v.) …   Black's law dictionary

  • precipe — Same as praecipe …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • precipe — I. noun ( s) Etymology: irregular from Latin praecipit , praeceps, from neuter of praecipit , praeceps headlong obsolete : precipice II. variant of praecipe …   Useful english dictionary

  • Common Recovery — A Common Recovery was a fictitious legal proceeding in England to enable an entailed estate in land (also called a fee tail) to be converted into absolute ownership, fee simple. As a preliminary, there needed to be a conveyance of the land. The… …   Wikipedia

  • Common recovery — A common recovery was a fictitious legal proceeding in England to enable an entailed estate in land (also called a fee tail) to be converted into absolute ownership, fee simple. As a preliminary, there needed to be a conveyance of the land. The… …   Wikipedia

  • praecipe — also precipe noun Etymology: Middle English presepe, from Medieval Latin praecipe, from Latin, imperative of praecipere to instruct more at precept Date: 15th century 1. any of various legal writs commanding a person to do something or to appear… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Magna Carta — This article is about the English charter originally issued on 15 June 1215, and later modified. For other uses, see Magna Carta (disambiguation). Great Charter redirects here. For the Irish law, see Great Charter of Ireland. Magna Carta …   Wikipedia

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