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What is OCTO TAXES

Eight such; eight such men; eight such jurors. The name of a writ, at common law, which issues when upon a trial at bar, eight more jurors are necessary to fill the panel, commanding the sheriff to summon the requisite number. 3 BL. Comm. 364. See DECEM TALES.

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