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WAKENING Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

In Scotch law. The revival of an action. A process by which an action that has lain over and not been insisted in for a year and a day, and thus technically said to have “fallen asleep,” is wakened, or put in motion again. 1 Forb. Inst, pt. 4, p. 170; Ersk. Prin. 4, 1, 33.


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