from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Roman and Scots law, a loan or grant revocable at the discretion of the lender or grantor.
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XLIII, xxvi); it differed from it inasmuch as the "precarium" could have for its object either moveable or fixed goods and was revocable at the pleasure of the proprietor.
Decretals) is based on the "precarium" of the Roman Law (De precario,
After the termination of a precarium, for instance, fingitur fundus nunquam fuisse possessus ab ipso detentore.