dedimus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin dedimus ‎(we gave), from do ‎(I give). So called because the writ began "Dedimus potestatem [] ".

Noun[edit]

dedimus ‎(plural dedimuses)

  1. (law) A writ to commission private persons to do some act in place of a judge, such as to examine a witness, etc.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Bouvier to this entry?)

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

dedimus

  1. first-person plural perfect active indicative of