Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    He ought and has been accustomed to.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    (Lat He owes and is used to.) Where a man sues in a writ of right or to recover any right of which he is for the first time disseised, as of a suit at a mlll or in case of a writ of quOd permittat, he brings Ms writ in the debet et solet. Reg. Orig. 144a; Fitzh. Nat. Brev. 122, M.