Definition of Acquittances

1. Noun. (plural of acquittance) ¹



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Definition of Acquittances

1. acquittance [n] - See also: acquittance

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acquittances

acquisitus
acquist
acquists
acquit
acquite
acquited
acquites
acquiting
acquitment
acquitments
acquits
acquittal
acquittals
acquittance
acquittanced
acquittances (current term)
acquittaunce
acquitted
acquitter
acquitters
acquitting
acracies
acracy
acral
acral lentiginous melanoma
acrania
acranial
acranius
acrasia
acrasial

Literary usage of Acquittances

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1. Commentaries on the Law in Shakespeare: With Explanations of the Legal Terms by Edward Joseph White (1911)
"Sec. 73. Specialties—acquittances.— "Prin. We arrest your word: Boyet, you can produce acquittances, For such a sum, from special officers, Of Charles, ..."

2. Note-book Kept by Thomas Lechford, Esq., Lawyer, in Boston, Massachusetts by Thomas Lechford, James Hammond Trumbull (1885)
"... shillings and nyne pence of the said Thomas Beech from whome the same is due to me, to my use; and acquittances sufficient in my place thereupon to make ..."

3. London: Being an Accurate History and Description of the British Metropolis by David Hughson (1805)
"For which Mr. Chamberlain shall give acquittances; upon receipt of which acquittances the surveyors shall proceed to set out such persons foundations. ..."

4. Archaeologia Americana: Transactions and Collections of the American by American Antiquarian Society, Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress) (1885)
"9i7. of the said partyes who owe the same unto me, and upon payment give them acquittances, wcb when you have received pay over ..."

5. The Law Summary: A Collection of Legal Tracts on Subjects of General by Benjamin Lynde Oliver (1833)
"Of acquittances, receipts, and releases. A person who pays money, should make it an invariable practice to take a receipt for it, and should file it away ..."

6. A Treatise on the American Law of Guardianship of Minors and Persons of by John Gabriel Woerner (1897)
"Effect of Settlements in pals and acquittances by the Ward. — The difference in the effect to be ascribed to transactions Different effect between persons ..."

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