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In old English law. Kindred ; cousinship. Also a writ that lay for the heir where the tresail, i. e., the father of the besail, or great-grandfather, was seised of lands in fee at his death, and a stranger entered upon the land and abated. Fitzh. Nat. Brev. 221.


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