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FOSSA Definition & Legal Meaning

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In the civil law. A ditch; a receptacle of water, made by hand. Dig. 43, 14,1, 5.In old English law. A ditch. A pit full of water, in which women committing felony were drowned. A grave or sepulcher. Spelman.


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