Definition of Manumits

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



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Definition of Manumits

1. manumit [v] - See also: manumit

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Manumits

manukas
manul
manuls
manumatic
manumation
manumations
manumea
manumeas
manumise
manumised
manumises
manumising
manumission
manumissions
manumit
manumits (current term)
manumitted
manumitter
manumitting
manumittor
manumotive
manumotor
manumotors
manuport
manurable
manurage
manurance
manurances
manured

Literary usage of Manumits

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1. The African Repository by American Colonization Society (1837)
"Richard Bibb, Jr. of Uy. manumits 15 more slaves for colonization in ... Mrs. Ann Harris, of Chesterfield county, Va. manumits by will 10 slaves for ..."

2. A Systematic and Historical Exposition of Roman Law in the Order of a Code by William Alexander Hunter, Gaius, John Ashton Cross (1897)
"A emancipates B to C, and C manumits B by the vindicta, as in the manumission of a slave. The effect of this manumission is that B relapses into ..."

3. A History of Roman Law: With a Commentary on the Institutes of Gaius and by Andrew Stephenson (1912)
"(1) A sells B to C. (2) C manumits B by the process of vindicta, ... B to C. (4) C manumits B by same process as before and with the same results. ..."

4. The Institutes of Justinian: With English Introduction, Translation and Notes by Thomas Collett Sandars, Emperor of the East Justinian (1917)
"A person manumits in fraud of creditors, who is insolvent at the time ... he manumits, or becomes so by the manumission itself. ..."

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