"avowry" Definition

  1. n. An advocate; a patron; a patron saint.
  2. n. The act of the distrainer of goods, who, in an action of replevin, avows and justifies the taking in his own right.

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Position in dictionary: 7875 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n.,
Words that start with "avowry": 1
Words that end with "avowry": 1
Words that contain "avowry": 1
Next words in dictionary: avowtry, avoyer, avulse, avulsion, avuncular, await, awaited, awaiting, awake, awaked
Previous words in dictionary: avowing, avower, avowee, avowed, avowant, avowance, avowal, avowable, avow, avoutrie

English Dictionary Definition of avowry

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