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- n. A legal action brought to dispute the validity of a will.
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I am aware that Didius, the great civilian, will contest this point; and cry out against me, Whence comes this man’s right to this apple? ex confesso, he will say — things were in a state of nature — The apple, is as much Frank’s apple as
My darling has vied twice already this day, handily defeating both opponents, and now he will contest for the champion’s crown.
M. Charpentier, who is going to your meeting, will contest it, but you can tell him from me that it is as evident as the stratification of the Neptunic rocks.