- † cattelmute
Sc. Law. Obs. See capilmute.
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capilmute — † ˈcapilmute, ˈcabalmute Sc. Law. Obs. [app. f. capil, caple, cable horse + mute, moot, pleading, plea. The synonym cattelmute is f. cattle.] The form of legal action by which the owner of strayed or stolen cattle proved his ownership, and… … Useful english dictionary