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Mentioned earlier. Frequently used in contracts and other legal documents, with the same force as aforesaid.
adj. a reference back to a thing that was previously mentioned or identified, popular in legal documents, as "the said driver drove said automobile in a negligent manner."
saidadjective above-mentioned, aforegoing, aforesaid, already indicated, before mentioned, earlier, exact, foregoing, forementioned, named, prevenient, previous, previously mentioned, previiusly named, previously referred to, prior, specific
See also: aforesaid, before mentioned, oral, stated
saidin contracts or pleadings, named or mentioned previously.
SAID. Before mentioned.
2. In contracts and pleadings it is usual and proper when it is desired to speak of a person or thing before mentioned, to designate them by the term said or aforesaid, or by some similar term, otherwise the latter description will be ill for want of certainty. 2 Lev. 207: Com. Dig. Pleader, C IS; Gould on Pl: c. 3, Sec. 63.