The Ancients had a suspensory veto, but no initiative in legislation.
He advocated the suspensory veto, and the establishment of trial by jury in civil causes, but voted with the Left against the system of two chambers.
The bourgeoisie, conscious of their opportunity, decided for a single chamber against the will of the noblesse; against that of the king they declared it permanent, and, if they accorded him a suspensory veto, this was only in order to guard them against the extreme assertion of popular rights.
This is called in veterinary anatomy the " suspensory ligament of the sesamoids," or of the " fetlock " (io in fig.
I o, Suspensory ligament of fetlock.