from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In Scots law, private consideration.
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- noun law time for a
judgeto considera caseand reach a decision.
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AVIZANDUM (from Late Lat. _avizare_, to consider), a Scots law term; the judge "makes avizandum with a cause," _i. e._ takes time to consider his judgment.
"That's a matter we might well take to avizandum, I think."
She did not know what avizandum meant in the least.
Then another man knelt and presented a petition, which was taken to "avizandum."
Or maybe the Sheriff has an extra hard case at avizandum, not to be seen clearly through with a common creesh flame. "