Casualties of superiority

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Casualties of superiority in the feudal law of Scotland, such emoluments arising to the superior as depend on uncertain events—those of non-entry, relief or composition, and escheat alone remaining, but considerably modified by the Conveyancing Act of 1874
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. casualis—casus. See Case.