from The Century Dictionary.
- To polish; sharpen.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb obsolete To polish.
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- verb obsolete To
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Unfettered by thefe impolitic re - straints, and permitted to fet their own va - lue on their commodities expofed to falc; their induftry is free, whilft that of lefs - favoured provinces, haraifed inceflantly by the collectors of the revenue, and the inter - pofition of the magiftrate with his affile, is crippled in all its operations.
And there are four writs of ajfife: an affile of novel dif - feifin, an affile of mart d'ancejlor, an affile of darrein prefentment, and an affife of juris utrum.
The law of a justice of peace and parish officer: containing all the acts of Parliament at large concerning them, and the cases determined on those acts in the Court of King's Bench. To which is added, a collection of precedents revised and settled by persons of eminence in the law; comprising a greater variety than any other work of this kind extant
In any of the tinges caurts '] That is, as is further exprelT - ed, where there may be eflbin, wager of law, and pro* tedion I and therefore not before the juftices of affile, or of oyer and terminer.
Where Corponrioiis hold [ilea of affile hf colloiii.