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COPULA Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

The corporal consummation of marriage. Copula, (in logic,) the link between subject aud predicate contained in the verb. Copnlatio verborum indicat accepta- tionem in eodem sensu. Coupling of words together shows that they are to be uuderstood in the same sense. 4 Bacon’s Works, p. 20; Broom, Max. 588.


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