Ac*quest" (#), n. [OF. aquest, F. acquet, fr. LL. acquestum, acquisitum, for L. acquisitum, p. p. (used substantively) of acquirere to acquire. See Acquire.]

1.

Acquisition; the thing gained.

[R.]

Bacon.

2. Law

Property acquired by purchase, gift, or otherwise than by inheritance.

Bouvier.

 

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