JACTITATION. OF MARRIAGE, Eng. eccl. law. The boasting by an individual that
he or she has married another, from which it may happen that they will
acquire the reputation of being married to each other.
2. The ecclesiastical courts may in such cases entertain a libel by the
party injured; and, on proof of the facts, enjoin the wrong-doer to
perpetual silence; and, as a punishment, make him pay the costs. 3 Bl. Com.
93; 2 Hagg. Cons. R. 423 Id. 285; 2 Chit. Pr. 459.
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