Definition of Acquests

1. Noun. (plural of acquest) ¹



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Definition of Acquests

1. acquest [n] - See also: acquest

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acquests

acquaintance rapes
acquaintances
acquaintanceship
acquaintanceships
acquaintant
acquaintants
acquaintaunce
acquaintaunces
acquainted
acquainted(p)
acquainted with(p)
acquaintedness
acquainting
acquaints
acquest
acquests (current term)
acquiesce
acquiesced
acquiescence
acquiescences
acquiescencies
acquiescency
acquiescent
acquiescently
acquiesces
acquiescing
acquiescingly
acquiesence
acquiesences
acquiet

Literary usage of Acquests

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1. A History of French Private Law by Jean Brissaud (1912)
"4 From the "Fueros Juzgo" the partnership of acquests must have passed into the local " fueros," for example it is to be found in the " Fueros de Cuenca ..."

2. The Progress of Continental Law in the Nineteenth Century by John Henry Wigmore, Edwin Montefiore Borchard, Frederick Pollock (1918)
"Objections ; Community Limited to acquests. — It remains to inquire whether such a statutory regime will not in practice raise serious complications, ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"... mother. coverture with him, which superinduced between them a community of acquests or gains —there having been by them no stipulation to the contrary. ..."

4. The History of the Common Law of England: And An Analysis of the Civil Part by Matthew Hale (1820)
"acquests of estates, by the means of the party himself, may be of two kinds, viz. By wrong ; By right or title. Acquisitions by wrong are also of two kinds, ..."

5. The History of the Common Law of England: And An Analysis of the Civil Part by Matthew Hale (1820)
"Concerning acquests by the means of the party. And first. by RECORD. ACQU ESTS of estates, by the means of the party himself, may be of two kinds, viz. ..."

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