As*sert"o*ry (#), a. [L. assertorius, fr. asserere.]

Affirming; maintaining.

Arguments . . . assertory, not probatory. Jer. Taylor.

An assertory, not a promissory, declaration. Bentham.

A proposition is assertory, when it enounces what is known as actual. Sir W. Hamilton.

 

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