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Meaning of ACQUEST

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ac*quest"\, n. [OF. aquest, F. acqu[^e]t, fr. LL.
acquestum, acquis[=i]tum, for L. acquis[=i]tum, p. p. (used
substantively) of acquirere to acquire. See {Acquire}.]
1. Acquisition; the thing gained. [R.] --Bacon.

2. (Law) Property acquired by purchase, gift, or otherwise
   than by inheritance. --Bouvier.

 

 

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