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What is ALIQUID POSSESSIONS ET NIHIL JURIS

Somewhat of possession, and nothing of right, (but no right.) A phrase used by Braeton to describe that kind of possession which a person might have of a thing as a guardian, creditor, or the like; and also that kind of possession which was granted for a term of years, where nothing could be demanded but the usufruct. Bract fols. 39a, 160a.

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