Definition for DI'GEST

DI'GEST, n. [L. digestus, put in order.]

  1. .
  2. A collection or body of Roman laws, digested or arranged under proper titles by order of the Emperor Justinian. A pandect.
  3. Any collection, compilation, abridgment or summary of laws, disposed under proper heads or titles; as, the digest of Comyns.

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