Definition of Compos
1. Noun. (plural of compo) ¹
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Definition of Compos
1. compo [n] - See also: compo
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Literary usage of Compos
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Collections and Notes, 1867-1876 by William Carew Hazlitt (1876)
"compos'd of Printed for S. Bates at the Sun and Bible in Guilt-spur-street. 8°, 4 leaves. ... The Pretty Butchers Garland : compos'd of Three New Songs. ..."
2. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"The words "insane person," when used lu a statute, shall be construed to include every idiot, non compos, lunatic, and distracted person. Comp. Laws Mich. ..."
3. Forms of Judgments and Orders in the High Court of Justice and Court of by Cecil Clare Marston Dale, W. Tindal King, W. O. Goldschmidt, Sir Henry Wilmot Seton, Great Britain Court of Appeal (1901)
"17, if the father be non compos mentis, or if any of the other persons whose ... 16 be поп compos mentis, or beyond the seas, or shall unreasonably or from ..."
4. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland (1890)
"The words non compos mentis seem to have been used as a generic term including both idiocy and lunacy.1 They had, in the earlier cases both in England and ..."
5. A Treatise on the Action of Ejectment and Concurrent Remedies for the by Martin L. Newell (1892)
"Id iota, which from his nativity by a perpetual infirmity is non compos mentis. 2. He that by sickness, grief or other accident, wholly loses his memory and ..."
6. A Treatise on the Principles and Practice of the High Court of Chancery ...by Henry Maddock, Thomas Huntington by Henry Maddock, Thomas Huntington (1827)
"If a Clergyman becomes non compos, and the duties of the Church are not performed by some other person, the Churchwardens may, ..."