/ (ˈsavɪɲɪ) /
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Friedrich Karl von (ˈfridrɪç ˈkɑl fɔn). 1779–1861, German legal scholar, who pioneered the historical approach to jurisprudence, emphasizing custom and precedent
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Savigny and his school represented the conservative, historical tendency.
German lawyer, a friend of Savigny, and an authority on jurisprudence.Memoirs of the Duchesse De Dino|Duchesse De Dino
M. de Savigny alone cast himself into the water, and swam among the waves, which were like small mountains.History of the Discovery of the Northwest by John Nicolet in 1634|Consul Willshire Butterfield
Sentence pronounced by the judge of Savigny on Jan. 1457, condemning to death an infanticidal sow.The Criminal Prosecution and Capital Punishment of Animals|Edmund P. Evans
The cavalcade halted at Thouars, and lay the night in a convent of the Order of Savigny.The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay|Maurice Hewlett