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Meaning of Petit; Petty

The following is an old definition of Petit; Petty [1]: Small, little; the lesser; opposed to gfrand and high: as, petty constable, g. v.; petit or petty – jury, larceny, treason, qsee, in this resource, the term See also Pettifogger. Petty-bag office. Proceedings to cancel letters- patent were in the ” Petty Bag ” office of the court of chancery, in which common-law proceedings were carried on, and all were entitled “In the Petty Bag Office in Chancery.” See Hanaper.


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  1. Concept of Petit; Petty 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)

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  • Article Name: Petty
  • Author: Bernard Schwartz
  • Description: Meaning of Petit; Petty The following is an old definition of Petit; Petty [1]: Small, little; the lesser; opposed to [...]

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