Origin of cassation
Examples from the Web for cassation
The Court of Cassation are now engaged in the trial of persons lately arrested for supposed treasonable plots.
On the fall of Robespierre he returned to France, and in 1797 became a member of the court of cassation.
Both references to the court of appeal and the court of cassation operate as a stay of execution.
The city is the seat of a court of cassation (for civil cases only), of a court of appeal, besides minor tribunals.
The interpretations of laws demanded by the court of cassation shall be given in the form of a law.Memoirs of the Private Life, Return, and Reign of Napoleon in 1815, Vol. II|Fleury de Chaboulon.
British Dictionary definitions for cassation
Word Origin for cassation
Word Origin and History for cassation
"anullment," early 15c., from Old French cassation, from casser, from Late Latin cassare, from Latin quassare (see quash).