Cosinage

• (n.) A writ to recover possession of an estate in lands, when a stranger has entered, after the death of the grandfather`s grandfather, or other distant collateral relation. • (n.) Collateral relationship or kindred by blood; consanguinity.
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Cosinage

Cos'in·age noun [ See Cousinage .] (Law) (a) Collateral relationship or kindred by blood; consanguinity. Burrill. (b) A writ to recover possession of an estate in lands, when a stranger has entered, after the death of the grandfather's grandfather, or other distant...
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