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a.1.(Law) See Cognizant.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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[w]here a man has suffered another to go on with building upon his ground, and not set up a right till afterwards, when he was all the time conusant of his right, and the person building had no notice of the other's right, in which the court would oblige the owner of the ground to permit the person building to enjoy it quietly, and without disturbance (62).