Ac*quit"tance (#), n. [OF. aquitance, fr. aquiter. See Acquit.]

1.

The clearing off of debt or obligation; a release or discharge from debt or other liability.

2.

A writing which is evidence of a discharge; a receipt in full, which bars a further demand.

You can produce acquittances For such a sum, from special officers. Shak.

 

© Webster 1913.


Ac*quit"tance, v. t.

To acquit.

[Obs.]

Shak.

 

© Webster 1913.

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