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n.1.(Law) "Allowed." The word allocatur expresses the allowance of a proceeding, writ, order, etc., by a court, judge, or judicial officer.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Before costs may be recovered they are to be taxed by the taxing master who issues an allocatur for the allowed costs.
Shortly after the Fleming opinions were issued, the Supreme Court accepted allocatur on Gillard.
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