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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Probate of a Will.
A certified copy of a will by an officer whose duty it is to attest it. The original is retained in the court registry, and executors act on the proved copy. Anyone may see an official copy of any will at the registry office on payment of a shilling.   1

 Pro Tem’pore (3 syl.).Probe. 

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