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DE EVE ET DE TREVE Definition & Legal Meaning

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A law French phrase, equivalent to the Latin de avo et de tritavo, descriptive of the ancestral rights of lords in their villeins. Literally, “from grandfather and from great-grandfather’s treat-granilfather.” It occurs in the Year Rooks.


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