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From Latin cognosco

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cognosce (third-person singular simple present cognosces, present participle cognoscing, simple past and past participle cognosced)

  1. (transitive) To determine a person to be insane or mentally incompetent.
    • 1869, Hugh Barclay, I. S. H. Laidlaw, The Journal of Jurisprudence, Volume 13:
      [] directing him to enquire whether the Person sought to be Cognosced is Insane, who is his nearest Agnate, and whether such Agnate is of lawful age []
  2. (law, Scotland) To examine; to give judgment.

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From Latin cognosco

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cognosce (third-person singular present cognosces, present participle cognoscin, past cognoscit, past participle cognoscit)

  1. (transitive) to inquire or investigate, with an aim towards rendering judgement
  2. (law, transitive) to make a determination
  3. (law, transitive) to determine a person to be insane or mentally incompetent
  4. (transitive) to survey lands