assize

Definitions of assize
  1. noun
    the regulation of weights and measures of articles offered for sale
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    type of:
    ordinance, regulation
    an authoritative rule
  2. noun
    an ancient writ issued by a court of assize to the sheriff for the recovery of property
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    type of:
    judicial writ, writ
    (law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer
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