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    Elegit - (n.) A judicial writ of execution, by which a defendant's goods are appraised and delivered to the plaintiff, and, if not sufficient to satisfy the debt, all of his lands are delivered, to be held till the debt is paid by the rents and profits, or until the defendant's interest has expired.
    Illegitimacy - (n.) The state of being illegitimate.
    Illegitimate - (a.) Not according to law; not regular or authorized; unlawful; improper.
    Illegitimate - (a.) Unlawfully begotten; born out of wedlock; bastard; as, an illegitimate child.
    Illegitimate - (a.) Not legitimately deduced or inferred; illogical; as, an illegitimate inference.
    Illegitimate - (a.) Not authorized by good usage; not genuine; spurious; as, an illegitimate word.
    Illegitimated - (imp. & p. p.) of Illegitimate
    Illegitimating - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Illegitimate
    Illegitimate - (v. t.) To render illegitimate; to declare or prove to be born out of wedlock; to bastardize; to illegitimatize.
    Illegitimately - (adv.) In a illegitimate manner; unlawfully.
    Illegitimation - (n.) The act of illegitimating; bastardizing.
    Illegitimation - (n.) The state of being illegitimate; illegitimacy.
    Illegitimatize - (v. t.) To render illegitimate; to bastardize.
    Legitim - (a.) The portion of movable estate to which the children are entitled upon the death of the father.
    Legitimacy - (a.) The state, or quality, of being legitimate, or in conformity with law; hence, the condition of having been lawfully begotten, or born in wedlock.
    Legitimate - (a.) Accordant with law or with established legal forms and requirements; lawful; as, legitimate government; legitimate rights; the legitimate succession to the throne; a legitimate proceeding of an officer; a legitimate heir.
    Legitimate - (a.) Lawfully begotten; born in wedlock.
    Legitimate - (a.) Authorized; real; genuine; not false, counterfeit, or spurious; as, legitimate poems of Chaucer; legitimate inscriptions.
    Legitimate - (a.) Conforming to known principles, or accepted rules; as, legitimate reasoning; a legitimate standard, or method; a legitimate combination of colors.
    Legitimate - (a.) Following by logical sequence; reasonable; as, a legitimate result; a legitimate inference.
    Legitimated - (imp. & p. p.) of Legitimate
    Legitimating - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Legitimate
    Legitimate - (v. t.) To make legitimate, lawful, or valid; esp., to put in the position or state of a legitimate person before the law, by legal means; as, to legitimate a bastard child.
    Legitimately - (adv.) In a legitimate manner; lawfully; genuinely.
    Legitimateness - (n.) The state or quality of being legitimate; lawfulness; genuineness.
    Legitimation - (n.) The act of making legitimate.
    Legitimation - (n.) Lawful birth.
    Legitimatist - (n.) See Legitimist.
    Legitimatize - (v. t.) To legitimate.
    Legitimism - (n.) The principles or plans of legitimists.
    Legitimist - (n.) One who supports legitimate authority; esp., one who believes in hereditary monarchy, as a divine right.
    Legitimist - (n.) Specifically, a supporter of the claims of the elder branch of the Bourbon dynasty to the crown of France.
    Legitimized - (imp. & p. p.) of Legitimize
    Legitimizing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Legitimize
    Legitimize - (v. t.) To legitimate.
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    Legit - adj. Colloq. Legitimate (in sense 2). [abbreviation]
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    Illegitimate - adj. 1 born of parents not married to each other. 2 unlawful. 3 improper. 4 wrongly inferred. illegitimacy n. Illegitimately adv.
    Legitimate - adj. 1 (of a child) born of parents married to each other. 2 lawful, proper, regular. 3 logically acceptable. legitimacy n. Legitimately adv. [latin legitimo legitimize, from lex legis law]
    Legitimatize - v. (also -ise) (-zing or -sing) legitimize.
    Legitimize - v. (also -ise) (-zing or -sing) 1 make legitimate. 2 serve as a justification for. legitimization n.

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