Jactitation

Definition of Jactitation

Jac´ti`ta´tion
n.1.
1.(Law) Vain boasting or assertions repeated to the prejudice of another's right; false claim.
2.(Med.) A frequent tossing or moving of the body; restlessness, as in delirium.
Jactitation of marriage
(Eng. Eccl. Law) a giving out or boasting by a party that he or she is married to another, whereby a common reputation of their matrimony may ensue.
- Blackstone.

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