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DEMESNE Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

Domain ; dominical; held in one’s own right, and not of a superior; not allotted to tenants. In the language of pleading, own; proper; original. Thus, .’ton assault demesne, his own assault, his assault originally or in the first place.


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