Definitions of cognizance
n. - Apprehension by the understanding; perception; observation. 2
n. - Recollection; recognition. 2
n. - Jurisdiction, or the power given by law to hear and decide controversies. 2
n. - The hearing a matter judicially. 2
n. - An acknowledgment of a fine of lands and tenements or confession of a thing done. 2
n. - A form of defense in the action of replevin, by which the defendant insists that the goods were lawfully taken, as a distress, by defendant, acting as servant for another. 2
n. - The distinguishing mark worn by an armed knight, usually upon the helmet, and by his retainers and followers: Hence, in general, a badge worn by a retainer or dependent, to indicate the person or party to which he belonged; a token by which a thing may be known. 2
The word "cognizance" uses 10 letters: A C C E G I N N O Z.
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