Chi"ro*graph (?), n. [Gr. written with the hand; hand + to write.] Old.Law (a)

A writing which, reguiring a counterpart, was engrossed twice on the same piece of parchment, with a space between, in which was written the word chirographum, through which the parchment was cut, and one part given to each party. It answered to what is now called a charter party.

(b)

The last part of a fine of land, commonly called the foot of the fine.

Bouvier.

 

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