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Meaning of IMPETRATION

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Im`pe*tra"tion\, n. [L. impetratio: cf. F.
imp['e]tration.]
1. The act of impetrating, or obtaining by petition or
   entreaty. [Obs.]

         In way of impertation procuring the removal or
         allevation of our crosses.            --Barrow.

2. (Old Eng. Law) The obtaining of benefice from Rome by
   solicitation, which benefice belonged to the disposal of
   the king or other lay patron of the realm.

 
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