DETENTIO

Definition of DETENTIO in Black's Law Dictionary 4th Edition – Legal dictionary – Glossary of legal terms.

Definition of DETENTIO

In the civil law. That condition of fact under which one can exercise his power over a corporeal thing at his pleasure, to the exclusion of all others. It forms the substance of possession in all its varieties. Mackeld. Rom. Law, § 238.

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