Definition of TO EMIT


TO EMIT

To put out, to send forth,

2. The tenth section of the first article of the constitution, contains
various prohibitions, among which is the following: No state shall emit
bills of credit. To emit bills of credit is to issue paper intended to
circulate through the-community for its ordinary purposes, as money, which
paper is redeemable at a future day. 4 Pet. R. 410, 432, Story on Const.
1358. Vide Bills of credit.


Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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