discontinuance (1304)

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discontinuance (1304)

[ FEW: *2/i,1110b continuus; Gdf: 2,718b discontinuance; GdfC: ; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF: ; TLF: ; OED:  discontinuance n.; MED:  discontinuaunce n.; DMLBS: ]
discontinuanz,  discontinuaunce  


1lawdiscontinuance, interruption in proceedings
( 1304 )  L’estatut ne fet mye mencioun de continuaunce, ne de discontinuaunce  32-33 Ed I 255
( 1388 )  discontinuance est chose nient continué come noun suyt  12 Rich II 97
( 1392-93 )  la dite discontinuance n’est pas en deffaute du dit R.  207
2lawdiscontinuance, lapse in right of possession
( 1311 )  un dreit luy demorra, coment qe ceo dreit n’est pas par aventure et discontinuaunce de seisine vestu  Ed II ix 108
( 1481 )  Si le tenaunt [...] soit disseisi et il relez al disseisor ovesque garraunt, c’est discontinuance  i 162.29
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