Pre`con*tract" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Precontracted; p. pr. & vb. n. Precontracting.]

To contract, engage, or stipulate previously.

 

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Pre`con*tract" (?), v. i.

To make a previous contract or agreement.

Ayliffe.

 

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Pre*con"tract (?), n.

A contract preceding another

; especially Law,

a contract of marriage which, according to the ancient law, rendered void a subsequent marriage solemnized in violation of it.

Abbott.

 

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