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Definition of "jurisconsults" []

  • Plural form of jurisconsult. (noun)

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Use "jurisconsults" in a sentence
  • "8 The answers of those learned in the law are the opinions and views of persons authorized to determine and expound the law; for it was of old provided that certain persons should publicly interpret the laws, who were called jurisconsults, and whom the Emperor privileged to give formal answers."
  • "When these customs change and the practice comes to indicate the opposite of what it used to, are the fatwas recorded in the books of the jurisconsults rendered thereby defunct, it becoming necessary to issue new fatwas on the basis of the new customs?"
  • "This seal of the devil is a small sign-manual, which, as demonological jurisconsults affirm, renders the skin insensible."