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CURSITORS Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

Clerks in the chancery office, whose duties consisted in drawing up those writs which were of course, dc cursu, whence their name. They were abolished by St. 5 & 6 Wm. IV. c. 82. Spence, Eq. Jur. 238; 4 Inst. 82.


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