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STAGNUM, estates. A pool. It is said to consist of land and water, and therefore by the name of stagnum, the water and the land may be passed. Co. Litt. 5.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Geoffrey Wace Ingressi autem stagnum Lumonoi, Li lacs esteit granz e parfunz, occupauerunt insulas quae infra erant, | Kar, des valees e des munz, securum refugium quaerentes.
Libro LXVIII ad edictum: "Publicano plane, qui lacum vel stagnum conduxit, si piscari prohibeatur, utile interdictum competere sabinus consentit: et ita Labeo.
John's Apocalypse ("et Diabolus, qui seducebat eos, missus est in stagnum ignis, et sulphuris, ubi et bestia, et pseudopropheta cruciabuntur die ac nocte in saecula saeculorum", 20, 10), (50) as a wild sea of fire engulfing the souls of the damned.
tin & lead), (alloys, slags and artificial stagnum (probably a silver-lead metallurgical alloy), electrum (a gold-silver products)--book 9 alloy)) - Mista et composita (mixtures and composites)--book 10 De ponderibus (weight measures) Treated by Agricola in his metrological works De mensuris (volume measures) (1533 and 1550).