Lat. Giving the reason of his knowledge. In Scotch practice. A formal phrase used In depositions, preceding the statement of the reason of the witness’ knowledge. 2 How. State Tr. 715. Reddere, nil alind est quam acceptum restituere; seu, reddere est quasi retro dare, et redditur dicitur a redeundo, quia retro it. Co. Litt. 142. To render is nothing more than to restore that which has been received; or, to render is as it were to give back, and it is called “rendering” from “returning,” because it goes back again. REDDIDIT SB 1003 REDHIBITORY DEFECT

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