Paravail

Par`a*vail"

(?), a. [OF. par aval below; par through (L. per) + aval down; a- (L. ad) + val (L. vallis) a valley. Cf. Paramount.] (Eng. Law) At the bottom; lowest. Cowell.
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In feudal law, the tenant paravail is the lowest tenant of the fee, or he who is immediate tenant to one who holds over of another. Wharton.
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Par"a*vant`

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Par"a*vant`

(?), } adv. [OF. par avant. See Par, and 1st Avaunt.]
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1. In front; publicly. [Obs.] Spenser.
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2. Beforehand; first. [Obs.] Spenser.
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