a cancellando (ay kan-s<<schwa>>-lan-doh). [Law Latin] From canceling.
“It has its name of chancery, cancellaria, from the judge who presides here, the lord
chancellor or cancellarius; who, Sir Edward Coke tells us, is so termed a cancellando, from
cancelling the king’s letters patents when granted contrary to law ….” 3 William Blackstone,
Commentaries on the Laws of England 46 (1768). [Blacks Law 8th]