In Scotch law. The final judgment or sentence of a cour. Decreet absolvitor. A decree dismissing a claim, or acquitting a defendant 2 Karnes. Eq. 367. Decreet arbitral. An award of arbitrators. 1 Karnes, Eq. 312, 313; 2 Karnes Eq. 367. Decreet cognitlonis causa. When a creditor brings his action against the heir of his debtor in order to constitute the debt against him and attach the lands, and the heir appears and renounces the succession, the court then pronounces a decree cognitionis causa. Bell. Decreet condemnator. One where the decision is in favor of the plaintiff. Ersk. Inst. 4, 3, 5. Decreet of valuation of kind. A sentence of the court of sessions, (who are now in the place of the commissioners tor the valuation of teinds,) determining the extent and value of teinds. Bell.