medietas linguae


medietas linguae
/msdayataes liggwiy/
In old practice, moiety of tongue; half-tongue. Applied to a jury impaneled in a cause consisting the one half of natives, and the other half of foreigners.

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • medietas linguae — /msdayataes liggwiy/ In old practice, moiety of tongue; half tongue. Applied to a jury impaneled in a cause consisting the one half of natives, and the other half of foreigners. See de medietate linguae …   Black's law dictionary

  • medietas linguae — See jury de medietate linguae …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • half-tongue — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: Middle English half tong; intended as translation of Medieval Latin medietas linguae : a jury de medietate linguae in English law …   Useful english dictionary

  • CHARITES seu GRATIAS — CHARITES, seu GRATIAS quidam ex Venere et Iove genitas scripserunt; alii ex Venere, et Libero. Cicero ex Erebo et nocte ortas existimat. Statii Scholiastes, in primum Thebaidos, Iovis et Autonoes filias putat. Hesiodus Iovis et Eurynomes filias… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale


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