Jactitation

Jac"ti*ta"tion

(?), n. [L. jactitare to utter in public, from jactare. See Jactancy.]
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1. (Law) Vain boasting or assertions repeated to the prejudice of another's right; false claim. Mozley & W.
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2. (Med.) A frequent tossing or moving of the body; restlessness, as in delirium. Dunglison.
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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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