What is DIGNITY?

In English law. An honor; a title, station, or distinction of honor. Dignitiesare a species of incorporeal hereditaments, in which a person may have a property orestate. 2 Bl. Comm. 37; 1 Bl. Comm. 396; 1 Crabb, Real Prop. 468, et seq.

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