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JUSTS, or JOUSTS Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

Exercises between martial men and persons of houor, with spears, on horseback; different from tournaments, which were military exercises between many men in troops. 24 Hen. VIII. c. 13. Justum non est aliquem antenatum mortuum facere bastardum, qui pro tota vita sua pro legitimo habetur. It is not just to make a bastard after his death one elder born who all his life has been account- ed legitimate. 8 Coke, 101


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