/baek(y)gbs/ A rod, staff, or wand, used in old English practice in making livery of seisin where no building stood on the land. A stick or wand, by the erection of which on the land involved in a real action the defendant was summoned to put in his appearance; this was called "baculus nuntiatorius." 3 Bl.Comm. 279

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • Bacŭlus — (lat.), Stab, Stock, Scepter …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Bacŭlus — (lat., Bakel), Stock; B. pastoralis (episcopalis), Hirten , Krumm , Bischofsstab …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Baculus — Bacŭlus (lat.), Stock, Stab …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • BACULUS — I. BACULUS Graece βακτηρίκ, non tam sceptrum, quam Virga Regum, Regiminis insigne et τῆς ἀρχῆς σύμβολον, etiam extremâ Graeciâ, fuit, teste Pachymere, quam Δικανικίου appellatione, in Magistratibus, non semel donat Codinus de Officiis Aulae… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Baculus, S. — S. Baculus, (29. Jan.), ein Bischof von Sorrento in Neapel, lebte im 4. Jahrh …   Vollständiges Heiligen-Lexikon

  • baculus — bac·u·lus …   English syllables

  • baculus —   n. stick; rod; symbol of power.    ♦ baculiferous, a. bearing canes, reeds, etc.    ♦ baculiform, a. rod shaped.    ♦ baculine, a. pertaining to rod or punishment therewith …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • baculus — A divining rod; a rod used in making livery of seisin …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • baculus — …   Useful english dictionary

  • BACULUS Episcopalis seu Pastoralis — pedum, cambuta, Episcoporum et Abbatum in Communione romana gestamen est. Ferula dicitur, apud Luithprandum Histor. l. 6. c. 11. et Auctorem Appendicus Reginonis ad A. C. 964. Virga Pastoralis atque Crocea, h. e. baculus subalaris, in quadam… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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