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synonyms for mesne

  • intermediate
  • middle
  • sandwiched

antonyms for mesne

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  • extreme
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How to use mesne in a sentence

An important alteration in the law took place this session, in the abolition of imprisonment for debt on mesne process.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
Having effected this object it seemed but right to abolish imprisonment on mesne process.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
Resigned to accept position of Register of Mesne Conveyances, a very important office which he held for several years.
THE JOURNAL OF NEGRO HISTORY, VOLUME 5, 1920VARIOUS
Vavassors, that is, mesne tenants, are particularly mentioned in one enumeration of barons attending the court.
VIEW OF THE STATE OF EUROPE DURING THE MIDDLE AGES, VOL. 3 (OF 3)HENRY HALLAM
The point of particular reform aimed at by the Bill was to abolish what was called arrest on mesne process.
THE LAW AND THE POOREDWARD ABBOTT PARRY
There are many stories of this kind, and it was an obvious result of the system of arrest on mesne process.
THE LAW AND THE POOREDWARD ABBOTT PARRY
The resident lord of a manor was often the mesne tenant of one of these greater lords.
THE ENGLISH VILLAGE COMMUNITYFREDERIC SEEBOHM
And what's he to start with, if there's no mesne profits forthcoming?
TEN THOUSAND A-YEAR (VOL. 2)SAMUEL WARREN
And the mesne lord will often be a very great man, some prelate or baron with a widespread honour.
DOMESDAY BOOK AND BEYONDFREDERIC WILLIAM MAITLAND
The burghers power of devising his land made escheat a rare event, and so destroyed the evidence of mesne tenure.
DOMESDAY BOOK AND BEYONDFREDERIC WILLIAM MAITLAND
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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