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Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


to wit
adv.
(Middle English) To know; namely; that is to say.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


to wit
A term that means "that is to say" or "namely." Example: "The passengers in the vehicle, to wit: Arlene Jones, Betty Bumgartner and Sherry Younger, were uninjured."
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


to wit
adv. Archaic That is to say; namely. Sometimes spelled "to-wit," or "towit."

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


to wit
That is to say; namely.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


to wit
That is to say; namely.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

to wit
prep.
   that is to say. Example: "the passengers in the vehicle, to wit: Arlene Jones, Betty Bumgartner and Sherry Younger."

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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