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- n. an inference that the defendant has promised to pay the plaintiff for the plaintiff's work or labor as much as he should deserve
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a count in an action grounded on a promise that the defendant would pay to the plaintiff for his service as much as he should deserve.
Latin "as much as is deserved" (Wiktionary)