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Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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First published 1952 (SND Vol. III).
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COMMUNIO BONORUM, n. “The stock of moveable property of husband and wife, which under the common law of Scotland formed a joint fund under the administration of the husband. This principle endured till 1881, when the statute law separated the estates of husband and wife” (Abd.16).

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"Communio Bonorum n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 18 Apr 2024 <http://www.dsl.ac.uk/entry/snd/communio_bonorum>

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