Jac"ti*ta"tion (?), n. [L. jactitare to utter in public, from jactare. See Jactancy.]

1. Law

Vain boasting or assertions repeated to the prejudice of another's right; false claim.

Mozley & W.

2. Med.

A frequent tossing or moving of the body; restlessness, as in delirium.

Dunglison.

Jactitation of marriage Eng. Eccl.Law, a giving out or boasting by a party that he or she is married to another, whereby a common reputation of their matrimony may ensue.

Blackstone.

 

© Webster 1913.

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