Definition of CESSAVIT


CESSAVIT

Eng. law. An obsolete writ, which could formerly have been
sued out when the defendant had for two years ceased or neglected to perform
such service or to pay such rent as he was bound to do by his tenure, and
had not upon his lands sufficient goods or cbattels to be distrained. F.
N. B. 208.

Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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