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What is AVOW

In pleading. To acknowledge and justify an act done. To make an avowry. For example, when replevin Is brought for a thing distrained, and the party taking claims that he had a right to make the distress, he is said to avow. Newell Mill Co. v. Muxlow, 115 N. Y. 170, 21 N. E 1048.

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