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WRIT OF MESNE Definition & Legal Meaning

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In old English law. A writ which was so called by reason of thewords used in the writ, namely, “Unde idem, A. qui medius est inter O. et prmfatumB.;” that is. A., who is mesne between C., the lord paramount, and B., the tenantparavail. Co. Litt 100a

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