Definition of Cognizances

1. Noun. (plural of cognizance) ¹



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Definition of Cognizances

1. cognizance [n] - See also: cognizance

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cognizances

cognitive psychology
cognitive reappraisal
cognitive relativism
cognitive science
cognitive sciences
cognitive scientist
cognitive state
cognitive symptoms
cognitive therapy
cognitively
cognitivism
cognitivist
cognizable
cognizably
cognizance
cognizances (current term)
cognizant
cognization
cognizaunce
cognize
cognized
cognizee
cognizees
cognizer
cognizers
cognizes
cognizing
cognizor
cognizors
cognomen

Literary usage of Cognizances

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1. General Rules of the Courts of King's Bench, Common Pleas, and Exchequer of by William Tidd (1832)
"... or cognizances) in this cause, to wit: (Here state concisely the nature of the ... or statement of the pleas intend- cognizances. ed to be pleaded, ..."

2. Institutes of American Law by John Bouvier (1855)
"These may be classified as follows : 1, avow- ries and cognizances; 2, pleas to the property; 3, pleas in justification; 4, pleas in excuse and discharge. ..."

3. Chitty's Treatise on Pleading and Parties to Actions: With Second and Third by Joseph Chitty, Henry Greening (1844)
"... AND cognizances IN REPLEVIN.a 1. IN GENERAL. IN GENERAL, In the Queen's Bench [or " CP" or " Exchequer."] Non cepit. ..."

4. Precedents in Pleading: With Copious Notes on Pleading, Practice and Evidence by Joseph Chitty, Henry Pearson (1847)
"... PLEAS A]\7D cognizances IN REPLEVIN. OBI. The New Rule* on Pleading contain no provisions ... cognizances ..."

5. Curialia Miscellanea: Or, Anecdotes of Old Times; Regal, Noble, Gentilitial by Samuel Pegge (1818)
"... viz. by Two Angels, cognizances.—A White Hart couchant, gorged with a Gold Chain and Coronet, under a Tree; derived from the Princess Joan his Mother. ..."

6. An Abridgment of the Law of Nisi Prius by Patrick Brady Leigh (1838)
"... and cognizances, founded on one and the same principal matter, but varied in statement, description, or circumstance, (and pleas in bar and in replevin, ..."

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