assize

Primary Meanings of assize

1.
n
the regulation of weights and measures of articles offered for sale
2.
n
an ancient writ issued by a court of assize to the sheriff for the recovery of property
Full Definitions of assize
1

n the regulation of weights and measures of articles offered for sale

Type of:
ordinance, regulation
an authoritative rule
2

n an ancient writ issued by a court of assize to the sheriff for the recovery of property

Type of:
judicial writ, writ
(law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer

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