In Roman law. A rod or wand; and. from the use of that instrument in their course, various legal acts came to be distinguished by the term; e. g., one of the three ancient modes of manumission was by the v indict a; also the rod or wand inter- vened in the progress of the old action of vindicatio, whence the name of that action. Brown.

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