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SUS PER COEE Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

An abbreviation of “suspcndatur per collum,” let him he hanged by the neck. Words formerly used in England in signing judgment against a prisoner who was to be executed; being written by the judge in the margin of the sheriff’s cal- endar or list opposite the prisoner’s name. 4 Bl. Comm. 403.


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