Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In law, the allowance of something by a judge or court: commonly used to signify the indorsement of a document, by which the judge certifies that it is approved by him.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Law) “Allowed.” The word allocatur expresses the allowance of a proceeding, writ, order, etc., by a court, judge, or judicial officer.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun law The allowance of a proceeding, writ, order, etc., by a court, judge, or judicial officer.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Latin, it is allowed, from allocare to allow.

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