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Latin. n. Act of assignment (by a judge), vesting order, judicial judging of a matter. ' An adjudgment.' One of the legal modes of obtaining property among the ancient Romans. 


This mode of acquiring legal property took place, as it appears, only in three cases, i. e. haereditate dividenda, in dividing an inheritance among co-heirs, vid. Cic. Orat. i. 58. Caecin. 3. In communi dividendo, in dividing joint stock among partners, vid. Cic. Ep. vii. 12. Or in settling boundaries among neighbors, vid. Cic. Legg. i. 21; when the judge determined anything to any of the heirs, partners or neighbors, of which they got immediate property; but arbiters were commonly appointed in settling bounds. 

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