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Cass, Cas, v. [Late ME. cass (1460), F. casser, L. cassāre.] tr. To make void, render ineffective; to quash (an obligation, sentence, etc.). To cass, adnulle, and cast doun the said dammis and drauchtis; 1466 Reg. Dunferm. 357.
That the said lettres vnder the priue seele be cassit and adnullit and of na force nor strenthe; 1473 Acta Aud. 28/2.
The annuale rent … clamit be the said Margrete … to be retrett, cassit and annullit; 1489 Ib. 134/2.
It is a triakle syn for till asswage, … And of this warld to cas the stormy rage; Contempl. Sinn. 688.
We … cassis, adnullis, decernis and declaris the sammyn of nane avail; 1508 Reg. Privy S. I. 244/2.
The retour proces and all that followit thairapon to be retretit, cassit, and adnullit; 1522 Acta Conc. MS. XXXIII. 10 b.
The prophecyis of Merlyne gif thai suld be authorist or aluterlie rescindit and cassit, lat doctouris of theologie decerne; Boece viii. xiii. 281.
To dispens, cas, abrogat and annull … all and quhatsumeuir lawis, actis [etc.]; 1567 Acts II. 548/2.
Theirfore the said nobill lord … reuokis, annullis, cassis, … all … donationis, fewfermes, lyif rentes [etc.]; 1576 Misc. Spald. C. II. 332.
Thay … have now be ane uther act cassit, annullit and dischargeit thair formar act forsaid; 1599 Reg. Privy C. VI. 41.
Ane discharge and prohibition given be the king for certaine causes cassis and annullis the perambulation; Skene Reg. Maj. 41.
Almighty God deliver us … Frome cassing acts of Parlament, Without the three estates consent; 1638 Bk. Pasquils 32.
The … counsell reshinds, cassis and annullis, all acts, contractis and promises … relaiting thairto; 1653 Glasgow B. Rec. II. 275.
He best could grind the clame that cass'd the lawes; c 1680 Bk. Pasquils 186.

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