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MANHOOD Definition & Legal Meaning

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In feudal law. A term denoting tbe ceremony of doing homage by the vassal to his lord. The formula used was, “Devcnio renter homo,” I become your man. 2 Bl. Comm. 54. To arrive at manhood means to arrive at twenty-one years of age. Felton v. Billups, 21 N. C. 5S5.

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