from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A witness.
  • n. The witnessing or concluding clause, duty attached; -- said of a writ, deed, or the like.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In law, the witnessing clause of a writ or other precept, which expresses the date of its issue. Wharton. See writ.


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