The obtaining anything by prayer or petition. In the
ancient English statutes, it signifies a pre-obtaining of church
benefices in England from the church of Rome, which belonged to the
gift of the king, or other lay patrons.
TO IMPLEAD, practice. To sue or prosecute by due course of law.
9 Watts, 47.
Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition
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