praefine


praefine
The primer fine, or a noble for every five marks of land sued for, being one-tenth of the annual value, due the king, by ancient prerogative, upon commencing a suit for the alienation of land by fine. See 2 Bl Comm 350.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • praefine — /priyfayn/ The fee paid on suing out the writ of covenant, on levying fines, before the fine was passed …   Black's law dictionary


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