What is PEDIS POSSESSIO?

Lat. A foothold; an actual possession. To constitute adverse possession there must be pedis possessio, or a substantial inclosure. 2 Bouv. Inst. no. PEDONES 886 PENAL 2193; Bailey v. Irby, 2 Nott & McC. (S. a) 343, 10 Am. Dec. 609.

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