baculus nuntiatorius


baculus nuntiatorius
The announcing rod or staff, -the white stick or wand which was erected on the defendant's land to give him warning or notice that he had been sued in a real action. See 3 Bl Comm 279.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • baculus — /baek(y)gbs/ A rod, staff, or wand, used in old English practice in making livery of seisin where no building stood on the land. A stick or wand, by the erection of which on the land involved in a real action the defendant was summoned to put in… …   Black's law dictionary

  • baculus — /baek(y)gbs/ A rod, staff, or wand, used in old English practice in making livery of seisin where no building stood on the land. A stick or wand, by the erection of which on the land involved in a real action the defendant was summoned to put in… …   Black's law dictionary


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