Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A name sometimes used for a promissory note given by one of the South American republics.
- n. In old English law, a schedule.
- n. In Spanish law: An act by which a debtor acknowledges his debt and binds himself to pay at a specified time or on demand.
- n. The notice or summons fixed to the door of a fugitive criminal requiring his appearance before the court.
“All he has to do is come down here – birth certificate in hand – and apply for his passport and cedula (the national identity card.)”
“Yes, I am aware that depositing money under a false name might be a crime but then again Holanda and Hugo are criminals too… Not to mention that for small amounts the cashier might not even look at you and you can always claim that you forgot your cedula!”
“Still illegal, my galleries paid my taxes for me as I had no cedula [like a Social Security Number].”
“By a royal cedula  of September 21, 1556, which was promulgated again on August”
“If this phrase was not included in the original cedula sent to Manila, but added when printed as applying to all the Indies, it is important evidence that the King felt an admonition against printing unnecessary where no facilities for printing existed.”
“In his note Medina says that this cedula was not in the _Recopilacion_, but referring back to the note on p. xxiv, we find that he there prints a law of the same content and date, cited as Law 3, Title XXIV, Book 1 of the”
“In answer to the Bishop, the following letter in the form of a royal cedula was sent:”
“It must have been shortly after the handbooks of Plasencia received the seal of ecclesiastical approval that Salazar wrote the King speaking of the action taken, and got back in answer the cedula, quoted before, giving the Bishop and Audiencia the right of censorship over such works.”
“At the foot of this was printed 'Supplico stet cedula' -- Please don't tear down the bill.”
“Ovando being appointed by a royal cedula of September 3, 1501, to succeed him.”
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