petitory


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petitory

(ˈpɛtɪtərɪ)
adj
(Law) law asserting a person's claim to possession of something
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Bookkeepers' versions of SDD, some of which can be indefinite, permissive, or petitory, can be less reliable as a guide to or record of who entered at a particular juncture in performance than the SDD playwrights furnished.