Origin of obreption
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Obreption, ob-rep′shun, n. obtaining of gifts of escheat by falsehood—opp.
- rare the obtaining of something, such as a gift, in Scots Law esp a grant from the Crown, by giving false informationCompare subreption (def. 1)
C17: from Latin obreptio, from obrepere to creep up to
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