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noun - plural: acquests

  1. [rare] acquisition; the thing gained. -- Francis Bacon.
  2. [legal] property acquired by purchase, gift, or otherwise than by inheritance. -- John Bouvier.

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Google previewA dictionary of etymology of the English language (1859)

and of English synonymes and paronymes by John Oswald

* Acquest, the thing gained; a place acquired by force. % Acquire, to gain ...

Google previewA new universal etymological technological, and pronouncing dictionary of the English language (1848)

by John Craig (F.G.S.)

Acquest, ak-kwest', *. (French.) Attachment; acquisition ; the thing gained. In Law, acquest, or acquets, denotes goods not descended by inheritance, but acquired by purpose or donation. Acquiesce, ak-kwe-ea', r. n. (acqviaco, Lat. ac- quiescer ...

Google previewThe Cyclopedic Law Dictionary (1922)

With an Exhaustive Collection of Legal Maxims by Walter A. Shumaker, George Foster Longsdorf

ACCRETION 14 ACQUEST sex annos, that the action did not accrue within six years. 3 Chit. PI. 914. ACCRETION (Lat. accreseere, to grow to). The increase of real estate by the addition of portions of soil, by gradual deposition through the ...

Google previewA Law Dictionary and Glossary (1867)

Containing Full Definitions of the Principal Terms of the Common and Civil Law, Together with Translations and Explanations of the Various Technical Phrases in Different Languages, Occuring in the Ancient and Modern Reports, and Standard Treatises; Embracing, Also, All the Principal Common and Civil Law Maxims. Compiled on the Basis of Spelman's Glossary, and Adapted to the Jurisprudence of the United States; with Copious Illustrations, Critical and Historical by Alexander Mansfield Burrill

ACQUEST. [L. Lat. acquisitum, q. v.] In old English law. An estate newly acqpired, or acquired by purchase. 1 Reeves' ist .

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Scrabble value of A1C3Q10U1E1S1T1

The value of this 7-letter word is 18 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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