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  1. Fiars

    Fiars is an expression in old Scots law given to the prices of grain which are determined, by the respective sheriffs in the various counties assisted by juries. The Court for "Striking the fiars" is held towards the end of February in accordance with Act of Sederunt of the Court of Session. The prices fixed are used in the settling of contracts where no prices have been determined upon, e.g. in fixing stipends of ministers of the Church of Scotland, and are found useful in other ways.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fiars

    fī′arz, n.pl. (Scot.) the prices of grain legally struck or fixed for the year at the Fiars Court, so as to regulate the payment of stipend, rent, and prices not expressly agreed upon. [Conn. with fiar, the holder of a fee (q.v.).]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Fiars

    an expression in Scotch law given to the prices of grain which are determined, by the respective sheriffs in the various counties assisted by juries. The Court for "striking the fiars" is held towards the end of February in accordance with Acts of Sederunt of the Court of Session. The prices fixed are used in the settling of contracts where no prices have been determined upon, e. g. in fixing stipends of ministers of the Church of Scotland, and are found useful in other ways.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fiars in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fiars in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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