cessor

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

cessor (plural cessors)

  1. (law) In English law, one who is dilatory, negligent, and delinquent in his duty or service, and who thereby incurred the danger of the law, and was liable to have the writ of cessavit brought against him.
  2. (obsolete) One who determined the amount of a cess; an assessor.

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This article incorporates content from the 1728 Cyclopaedia, a publication in the public domain.


Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

cessor

  1. first-person singular present passive indicative of cessō