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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of adrogate.


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  • But if a son who has been adrogated dies in his adoptive family, the whole of his property vests in the adrogator, failing those persons who, under our constitution, are preferred to the father in succession to property which is not acquired immediately from him.

    The Institutes of Justinian

  • Pompeius, who had presided at the comitia in which Clodius was adrogated into a Plebeian family, in order to qualify him to be a tribune, treated Cicero with neglect

    Plutarch's Lives Volume III.

  • _adrogated_ a son, _i. e._ took a man, not already under Patria

    Ancient Law Its Connection to the History of Early Society

  • 11 It is peculiar to adoption by imperial rescript, that children in the power of the person adrogated, as well as their father, fall under the power of the adrogator, assuming the position of grandchildren.

    The Institutes of Justinian

  • 5 Finally, if a soldier is adrogated, or, being a son in power, is emancipated, his previously executed will remains good by the fiction of a new expression of his wishes as a soldier, and is not deemed to be avoided by his loss of status.

    The Institutes of Justinian


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