Contramandatio placiti

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In ancient English law-books, the phrase "contramandatio placiti" signifies a respiting, or giving the defendant more time to answer; or, an imparlance, or countermanding of what was formerly ordered.[1]


  1. ^  This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChambers, Ephraim, ed. (1728). "article name needed". Cyclopædia, or an Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (first ed.). James and John Knapton, et al.