meaning of ALIQUID POSSESSIONS ET NIHIL JURIS

ALIQUID POSSESSIONS ET NIHIL JURIS meaning in Law Dictionary

Somewhat of ownership, and absolutely nothing of right, (but no correct.) A phrase employed by Braeton to describe that type of ownership which an individual might have of a thing as a guardian, creditor, or even the want; also that sort of control that has been awarded for a term of years, in which nothing might be required although usufruct. Bract fols. 39a, 160a.