'Impetration' definitions:

Definition of 'Impetration'

  • Impetration \Im`pe*tra"tion\, n. [L. impetratio: cf. F. imp['e]tration.]
  • 1. The act of impetrating, or obtaining by petition or entreaty. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]
  • In way of impertation procuring the removal or allevation of our crosses. --Barrow. [1913 Webster]
  • 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. [1913 Webster]

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