from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In law:
- n. A plea formerly resorted to where a plaintiff declared upon a demise without stating the indenture in an action of debt for rent.
- n. A plea in bar, in replevin, to an avowry for arrears of rent, that the avowant did not demise.
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