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Definition: Presumptive heir
, a. [Cf. F. pr['e]somptif.]
1. Based on presumption or probability; grounded on probable
evidence; probable; as, presumptive proof.
2. Presumptuous; arrogant. [R.] --Sir T. Browne.
(Law), that which is derived from
circumstances which necessarily or usually attend a fact,
as distinct from direct evidence or positive proof;
indirect or circumstantial evidence. “Presumptive
evidence of felony should be cautiously admitted.”
--Blackstone. The distinction, however, between direct and
presumptive (or circumstantial) evidence is now generally
abandoned; all evidence being now more or less direct and
more or less presumptive.
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