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LIGIUS Definition & Legal Meaning

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A person bound to another by a solemn tie or engagement. Now used to express the relation of a subject to bis sovereign. Lir;na et lapides sub “armorum” ap- pellatione non continentur. Sticks and stones are not contained under the name of “arms.” Bract, fol. 1446.


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