Petition of right(redirected from Petitions of Right)
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|(Law)||a petition to obtain possession or restitution of property, either real or personal, from the Crown, which suggests such a title as controverts the title of the Crown, grounded on facts disclosed in the petition itself.|
See also: Petition
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.