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Context of A new and complete law-dictionary, or, General abridgment of the law : on a more extensive plan than any law-dictionary hitherto published. Containing not only the explanation of the terms, by also the law itself, both with regard to theory and practicve. Also the interpretations of the words made use of in our ancient charters, chronicles, histories, records, and registers. Together with such knowledge as is necessary to illustrate the antiquity of the law and our original government and customs in former times. The whole collected and extracted from all the abridgments, commentaries, histories, institutes, registers, reports, and year-books published to this time ; and adapted to the use of barristers, attornies, solicitors, justices of the peace, members of Parliament, clergymen, &c., &c.
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