acquest

Definitions:

  • The act of acquiring; acquirement: as, “countries of new <em>acquest</em>,” <em>Bacon.</em>
  • A thing gained; an acquisition; a thing acquired by force: as, “new <em>acquests</em> and encroachments,” <em>Woodward</em>, Nat. Hist.
  • In <em>civil law</em>: Property acquired in other ways than by succession.
  • Property acquired during a marriage under the rule of community of property.
  • See <internalXref urlencoded="conqu%C3%AAt">conquêt</internalXref>.
  • Acquisition; the thing gained.
  • Property acquired by purchase, gift, or otherwise than by inheritance.
  • <xref>Acquisition</xref>; the thing gained.
  • property acquired by purchase, gift, or otherwise than by inheritance.
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