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Law of Scotland. By this is understood the act by which a father gives to a child his share of his legitime, and the latter renounces all further claim. When a child of majority left home he was given seisin in a part of his father’s land or in turn accepted something in lieu which amounted to his inheritance. From this time, the child who has so received his share, is no longer accounted as a child in the division of the estate.

 - n. (Law) The act of forisfamiliating.

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