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cessavit


cessavit


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cessavit  \Ces*sa"vit\,  n.  [L.,  he  has  ceased.]  [O.  Eng.  Law] 
  A  writ  given  by  statute  to  recover  lands  when  the  tenant  has 
  for  two  years  failed  to  perform  the  conditions  of  his  tenure.