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Lat. In the civil law. The settlement of a suit or matter in con- troversy, by tlie litigating parties, between themselves, without referring it to arbitra- tion. Ilallifax, Civil Law, b. 3, c. 8, no. 14. An agreement by which a suit, either pending or about to be commenced, was forborne or discontinued on certain terms. Calvin.


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