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petitory

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Adjective
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pet=i=to=ry

CIDE DICTIONARY

petitorya. [L. petitorius, fr. petere, petitum, to beg, ask: cf. F. pétitore.].
     Petitioning; soliciting; supplicating.  Sir W. Hamilton.  [1913 Webster]
Petitory suit or Petitory action (Admiralty Law), a suit in which the mere title to property is litigated and sought to be enforced, as distinguished from a possessory suit; also (Scots Law), a suit wherein the plaintiff claims something as due him by the defendant. Burrill.

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