Definition of Ewest
1. near [adj] - See also: near
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ewest
ewest (current term)
Literary usage of Ewest
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Parochial Law by Alexander Dunlop (1830)
"... that the most ewest of these lands should be ' designed in their own kind as the most ewest of parsons' lands, ' and the most ewest of priors' lands, ..."
2. A Dictionary and Digest of the Law of Scotland, with Short Explanations of by William Bell, George Ross (1861)
"ewest ; nearest. The word is used in this sense in our older statutes. Thus the act 1572, c. 48, in regard to manses and glebes, provides, that the manses ..."
3. The Scots Revised Reports, [Court of Session]: Faculty Collection, 1807-1825 by Scotland Court of Session (1906)
"199, takes it for granted that the kirk lands shall be the maist ewest and adjacent to the kirk. The Act 1606, c. 7, although it ordains the pasture ground ..."
4. Cases Decided in the Court of Session by Scotland Court of Session, Patrick Shaw, Scotland, Court of Session (1835)
"... contiguo or maist ewest to the said manse, gif there Stewart'т. be sa meikle. ... maist ewest to the kirk and commodious for the minister, ..."
5. A Digest of the Law of Scotland: With Special Reference to the Office and by Hugh Barclay, Scotland (1855)
"ewest—in old statutes used for nearest—as " maist ewest the kirk," in Act 1572, c. 48. EX OFFICIO—in virtue of office. In England, an ex officia information ..."