Me"di*ate*ly (?), adv.

In a mediate manner; by a secondary cause or agent; not directly or primarily; by means; -- opposed to immediately.

God worketh all things amongst us mediately. Sir W. Raleigh.

The king grants a manor to A, and A grants a portion of it to B. In this case. B holds his lands immediately of A, but mediately of the king. Blakstone.


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