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English law. A term for eldership or seniority used
statute of Ireland, 14 Hen. Vni.
English law. A term
for gentlemen in the Inns of
Courts who are of a certain standing. In the
Middle Temple, all
who have passed their readings are termed... more
That which is subordinate on, or is. subordinate to,
other decision. Encyc. Lond. 1
The taking by one
nation of the citizens or subjects
of another, in order to compel the
latter to do justice to the
former. Wolff. 1164, Molloy, de... more
An ancient English coin of the value of ten
sterling. Jac. L. D. h. t.
In some of our
law books signifies void, of no force.
F. N. B. 214.
property. A name given to every animated being endowed
with the power of
voluntary motion. In law, it signifies all
animals except those of the him,
ANIMANLS OF A BASE NATURE
which, though they may be
reclaimed, are not Such that at common law a
larceny may be
committed of them, by reason of the baseness of their
the mind with which a thing is done, as
animus. cancellandi, the intention
of cancelling, animus farandi,
the intention of stealing, animus maiaendi,
the intention of
remaining, auimus... more
An intention to destroy
or cancel. The least
tearing of a will by a testator, animus cancellandi,
invalid. See Cancellation.
law. The intention to steal. In order to
comstitute larceny, (q. v.) the
thief must take the property
anino furandi, but this, is expressed in the
definition of larceny
The intention of
remaining. To acquire a domicil,
the party must have his abode in one
place, with the intention of
remaining there, for without such intention... more
The intention of receiving. A man
no title to a thing unless he possesses it with an intention
receiving it for himself, as, if a... more
The intention of returning. A man
domicil, if he leaves it animo revertendi. 3 Rawle, R. 312,
Ashm. R. 126, Fost. 97, 4 Bl. Com.... more
An intention to make a testament or
is required to make a valid will, for whatever form may have
adopted, if there was no animus... more
Scotch law. Half a year"s stipend over and
above what is
owing for the incumbency due to a minister"s relict, or
next of kin, after his decease.... more
ecc. law. First
fruits paid out of spiritual benefices
to the pope, being, the value of one
property. The union of one thing to
2. In the law relating to fixtures, (q. v.) annexation is
or constructive. By actual annexation... more
The age at which a girl becomes by law fit for
is twelve years.
From the French aneantir,
abrogated or made null.
Litt. sect. 741.