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An important alteration in the law took place this session, in the abolition of imprisonment for debt on mesne process.
Having effected this object it seemed but right to abolish imprisonment on mesne process.
Resigned to accept position of Register of Mesne Conveyances, a very important office which he held for several years.
Vavassors, that is, mesne tenants, are particularly mentioned in one enumeration of barons attending the court.
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.
And what's he to start with, if there's no mesne profits forthcoming?
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

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machinateverb (used with or without object) | [mak-uh-neyt ]SEE DEFINITION