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SEVERAL DEMISES Definition & Legal Meaning

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In English practice. In the action of ejectment, it was formerly customary, in case there were any doubt as to thelegal estate being in the plaintiff, to insert in the declaration several demises from asmany different persons; but this was rendered unnecessary by the provisions of thecommon-law procedure acts.

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