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Meaning of Dom

The following is an old definition of Dom [1]: As a termination – jurisdiction, property, as in kingdom; or – state, condition, quality, as in freedom, serfdom. Orignally, doom- judicial sentence. Dom-bee or -boc. See Dome.


Notes and References

  1. Concept of Dom provided by the Anderson Dictionary of Law (1889) (Dictionary of Law consisting of Judicial Definitions and Explanations of Words, Phrases and Maxims and an Exposition of the Principles of Law: Comprising a Dictionary and Compendium of American and English Jurisprudence; William C. Anderson; T. H. Flood and Company, Law Publishers, Chicago, United States)

Concept of Dom

Traditional meaning of dom [1] in the English common law history: Proc.; I. For Domus procerum, the House of Lords.


Notes and References

  1. Based on A concise law dictionary of words, phrases and maxims, “Dom”, Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1911, United States. This term and/or definition may be absolete. It is also called the Stimson’s Law dictionary, based on a glossary of terms, included Dom.

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  • Article Name: Dom
  • Author: Rhona Schuz
  • Description: Meaning of Dom The following is an old definition of Dom [1]: As a termination - jurisdiction, property, as in kingdom; or [...]

This entry was last updated: January 4, 2020

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