A double complaint. An ecclesiastical proceeding, which is in thenature of an appeal from an ordinary’s refusal to institute, to his next immediatesuperior; as from a bishop to the archbishop. If the superior adjudges the cause ofrefusal to be insufficient, he will grant institution to the appellant Phillim. Ecc. Law, 440.

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