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SET OUT Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

In pleading. To recite or narrate facts or circumstances; to allege or aver; to describe or to incorporate; as, to set out a deed or contract. First Nat. Bank v. Eugelbercht, 5S Neb. 039, 79 N. W. 550; U. S. v. Watkins, 28 Fed. Cas. 430.


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