Definition of Devests

1. Verb. (third-person singular of devest) ¹

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Definition of Devests

1. devest [v] - See also: devest

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Devests

deverbalised
deverbalises
deverbalising
deverbalization
deverbalize
deverbalized
deverbalizes
deverbalizing
deverbally
deverbals
deverbative
deverbatives
devest
devested
devesting
devests (current term)
devexities
devexity
deviance
deviances
deviancies
deviancy
deviant
deviants
deviate
deviated
deviated nasal septum
deviated septum
deviates
deviating

Literary usage of Devests

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1. A Practical Treatise of the Law of Evidence, and Digest of Proofs, in Civil by Thomas Starkie (1891)
"In order to constitute an acceptance within this clause, there must be such an actual parting with the possession as devests the vendor of his lien. ..."

2. A Treatise on Conveyancing with a View to Its Application to Practice by Richard Preston (1806)
"Sometimes also a fine devests an estate without discontinuing it; and when it devests the estate there is merely a right of entry, and Ho estate in the ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1882)
"But it has been already shown that it devests no such rights, except in favor of existing liens, of paramount ob- 654 ligation; and that the estate was ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Queen's Bench: And by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber (1854)
"That, I think, is too violent a presumption. Sect. 37 expressly vests the property, and devests it in one case only; sect. ..."

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