cosinage definition

  • noun:
    • Collateral relationship or kindred by blood; consanguinity.
    • A writ to recover ownership of an estate in lands, when a stranger has registered, after the loss of the grandfather's grandfather, or any other remote collateral relation.
    • Collateral commitment or kindred by blood; consanguinity.
    • A writ to recover possession of an estate in lands, whenever a stranger has registered, following the loss of the grandfather's grandfather, or other distant security relation.
    • In law: Collateral commitment or kinship by blood; consanguinity.
    • A writ to recoup possession of an estate in lands when a stranger had entered and abated, after the death of the tresail (the grandfather's grandfather) or other security connection.
    • Collateral relationship or kindred by blood; consanguinity.
    • A writ to recoup control of an estate in places, whenever a stranger features registered, after the loss of the grandfather's grandfather, or any other remote collateral relation.
    • Collateral relationship or kindred by blood; consanguinity.
    • A writ to recuperate control of an estate in places, whenever a stranger features entered, following the death of the grandfather's grandfather, or any other remote security relation.
    • In law: Collateral relationship or kinship by bloodstream; consanguinity.
    • A writ to recoup ownership of an estate in lands when a stranger had registered and abated, after the death of the tresail (the grandfather's grandfather) or any other collateral relation.

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