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ELDEST Definition & Legal Meaning

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He or she who has the greatest age.The “eldest son” is the first-born son. If there is only one son, he may still be describedas the “eldest.” L. R. 7 H. L 644.Electa una via, non datur recnrsus ad alteram. He who has chosen one way cannothave recourse to another. 10 Toull. no. 170.


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