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  • noun Plural form of breviate.


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  • But with your betters, you are not to put riddles of wit, by being too scarce of words; not to cause the trouble of making breviates by writing too riotous and wastingly.

    Discoveries Made Upon Men and Matter and Some Poems Ben Jonson 1605

  • £28. with breviates only for motions and defences for hastening and retarding hearings.

    A Book About Lawyers John Cordy Jeaffreson 1866


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