avowant

avowant
A person who avows; a person who makes an avowry. One who makes an avowal.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • Avowant — A*vow ant, n. (Law) The defendant in replevin, who avows the distress of the goods, and justifies the taking. Cowell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • avowant — avow·ant …   English syllables

  • avowant — One who makes an avowry …   Black's law dictionary

  • avowant — One who makes an avowry …   Black's law dictionary

  • avowant — au̇ənt noun ( s) Etymology: Middle French avouant, present participle of avouer to avow : the defendant in replevin who avows the distress of the goods and justifies the taking …   Useful english dictionary

  • non dimisit — /non damayzat/ L. Lat. He did not demise. A common law plea resorted to where a plaintiff declared upon a demise without stating the indenture in an action of debt for rent. Also, a plea in bar, in replevin, to an avowry for arrears of rent, that …   Black's law dictionary

  • non dimisit — /non damayzat/ L. Lat. He did not demise. A common law plea resorted to where a plaintiff declared upon a demise without stating the indenture in an action of debt for rent. Also, a plea in bar, in replevin, to an avowry for arrears of rent, that …   Black's law dictionary

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