• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Rescissory Tending to rescind; rescinding. "To pass a general act rescissory as it was called), annulling all the Parliaments that had been held since the year 1633."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • rescissory Having power to rescind, cut off, or abrogate; having the effect of rescinding.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. rescissorius,: cf. F. rescisoire,


In literature:

Parliament met by royal authority and passed a General Act Rescissory, which rendered void all acts passed since 1638.
"An Outline of the Relations between England and Scotland (500-1707)" by Robert S. Rait