Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In the middle ages, a public assembly of all degrees of men, where the sovereign presided, usually summoned to consult upon great affairs of state; hence, a resolution taken by such an assembly; also, a penalty or fine, or a plea or suit.
- n. A public court or assembly in the Middle Ages, over which the sovereign presided when a consultation was held upon affairs of state.
- n. UK, law, obsolete A court, or cause in court.
- n. law A plea; a pleading; a judicial proceeding; a suit.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A public court or assembly in the Middle Ages, over which the sovereign president when a consultation was held upon affairs of state.
- n. (Old Eng. Law) A court, or cause in court.
- n. (Law) A plea; a pleading; a judicial proceeding; a suit.
- See placit. (Wiktionary)
“Nos es placitum pro capulus laxus is week quod primoris res primoris EGO have voco suus per suus primoris nomen. quam difficilis mos ut exsisto?”
“Et si de mercatoribus dictaram terrarum numerus non inuenientur sufficiens, ponentur in inquisitione illi qui idonei inuenientur ibidem, & residij sint de alijs bonis hominibus & idoneis de locis in quibus placitum illud erit.”
“Ad placitum, are the characters real before mentioned, and words: although some have been willing by curious inquiry, or rather by apt feigning, to have derived imposition of names from reason and intendment; a speculation elegant, and, by reason it searcheth into antiquity, reverent, but sparingly mixed with truth, and of small fruit.”
“The draughts and first laws of the game are positive, but how? merely ad placitum, and not examinable by reason; but then how to direct our play thereupon with best advantage to win the game is artificial and rational.”
“Decretum Universitatis Parisiensis super gorgiasitate muliercularum ad placitum.”
“This facilitates search, though it necessitates the cumbrous mode of reference adopted in the foot-notes to chapter, section, and placitum.”
“Igitur in locum ambobus placitum  exercitus conveniunt; ibi fide data et accepta Jugurtha Bocchi animum oratione accendit: Romanes injustos, profunda avaritia,  communes omnium hostes esse; eandem illos causam belli cum Boccho habere quam secum et cum aliis gentibus, libidinem imperitandi, quis  omnia regna adversa sint; tum sese,  paulo ante Carthaginienses, item regem Persen, post, uti quisque opulentissimus videatur, ita Romanis hostem fore.”
“ _In locum placitum_, 'at a fixed place,' at a place where it had been agreed to meet.”
“Satin parva res est voluptatum in vita atque in aetate agunda 633 praequam quod molestum est? ita cuique comparatum est in aetate hominum; ita divis est placitum, voluptatem ut maeror comes consequatur: quin incommodi plus malique ilico adsit, boni si optigit quid.”
“Local justice was administered by the aforesaid count (comes, Graf) in his court, held three times each year (placitum generale), with the aid of seven assessors (scabini, rachimburgi), but there was a graduated appeal ending in the person of the emperor.”
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