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novodamus

(ˌnəʊvəʊˈdeɪməs)
n
(Law) Scots law a clause in a charter whereby a grant (particularly of property) is renewed by a (feudal) superior, esp for the purpose of making a minor alteration to the former grant; the charter itself
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