What is Approbate And Reprobate?

Legal Definition
In Scotland this term is used to signify to approve and reject. It is a maxim quod approbo non reprobo. For example, if a testator give his property to A, and give A's property to B, A shall not be at liberty to approve of the will so far as the legacy is given to him, and reject it as to the bequest of his property to B in other words, he cannot approve and reject the will. 1 Bligh. 21; 1 Bell's Com. 146.
-- Bouviers Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
In Scotch law. To approve and reject; to take advantage of one part, and reject the rest. Bell. Equity suffers no person to approbate and reprobate the same deed. 1 Karnes, Eq. 317; 1 Bell, Comm. 146.
-- Black's Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
To accept one part and reject another.
-- Ballentine's Law Dictionary