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Lat. In the civil law. A written accusation in which the accuser un- dertakes to suffer the punishment appropriate to the offense charged, if the accused is able to clear himself of the accusation. Calvin ; Cod. 9, 1, 10; Id. 9, 2, 10, 17.


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