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Ratification; confirmation ; an acknowledgment that something done by another person in one’s name had one’s authority. An inquiry conducted by a chosen body of men, not sitting as part of the court, into the facts in dispute in a case at law; these “recognitors” preceded the jurymen of mod- ern times, and reported their recognition or verdict to the court Stim. Law Gloss.


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