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TO WIT. That is to say; namely; scilicet; (q.v.) videlicet. (q.v.)
TO WIT. To know, that is to say, namely. See Scilicet.
A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.