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CESSURE Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

L. Fr. A receiver; a bailiff. Kelham. C’EST ASCAVOIR. L. Fr. That is to say, or to-wit. Generally written as one word, cestascavoir, cestascavoire. C’est le crime qui fait la honte, et nou pas l’echafaud. Fr. It is the offense which causes the shame, and not the scaffold.


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