Definition of Dyvours
1. dyvour [n] - See also: dyvour
Lexicographical Neighbors of Dyvours
Literary usage of Dyvours
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Institute of the Law of Scotland: In Four Books : in the Order of Sir by John Erskine, George Mackenzie, James Ivory (1828)
"... shall insist on it, wear for the future a particular habit appro- priated by custom to dyvours or bankrupts ; as to which, see Acts of Sederunt, May 17. ..."
2. Principles of Mercantile Law: In the Subjects of Bankruptcy, Cautionary by Richard Vary Campbell (1881)
"And if in time comming any of the saids dyvours, or their interposed partakers of their fraude, shall make any voluntarie payment or right to any person, ..."
3. An Abridgement of the Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland: From the Reign of by William Alexander (1841)
"A Ratification of the Act of the Lords of Council and Session, made in Julie 1620. against unlawful Dispositions and Alienations, made by dyvours and ..."
4. Principles of Equity by Henry Home Kames (1825)
"Council and Session, against unlawful dispositions " and alienations, made by dyvours and bankrupts." In this act of sederunt, two articles only are brought ..."
5. Studies in Roman Law, with Comparative Views of the Laws of France, England by Thomas Mackenzie Mackenzie (1865)
"2 For a considerable time it had become the practice in the judgment to dispense with the dyvours habit, and by the statute of Will. ..."
6. The Statutes of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland [1807-1868/69] by Great Britain, George Kettilby Rickards (1836)
"dyvours Habit abolished. Oath to be taken, and Insolvency proved if denied. Act of 1696. c. 5. in part repealed. Regulation of Appeals to the House of Lords ..."
7. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People by Ephraim Chambers (1870)
"... that a pillory be erected near the Market Cross of Edinburgh, with a seat upon it, upon which dyvours shall be exposed once on a market-day ; and before ..."