from The Century Dictionary.
- In old law, last: as, darrein continuance; darrein presentment.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Law) Last.
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- adjective law
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T N debt on a bond, the defendant puis darrein continuance Payment of part,
A difference between an aflife of darrein fre/mtmentf and a quare imftdit: in the former, the laft prefcntation is traverfa - ble; but in the latter, the matter only is t - averfiWe, - 687
And there are four writs of ajfife: an affile of novel dif - feifin, an affile of mart d'ancejlor, an affile of darrein prefentment, and an affife of juris utrum.
The law of a justice of peace and parish officer: containing all the acts of Parliament at large concerning them, and the cases determined on those acts in the Court of King's Bench. To which is added, a collection of precedents revised and settled by persons of eminence in the law; comprising a greater variety than any other work of this kind extant