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renunciation of allegiance to a country by oath.
2. - 1. The act of
Congress of the 14th of April, 1802, 2... more
diplomacy. Papal ambassadors
of the second rank, who are sent
with a less extensive commission to a
court where there are no nuncios. This
title is equivalent to... more
civil law. The grandson of a grandson or
grand-daughter, or fourth
descendant. Abneptis, is the grand-daughter of a
grandson or grand-daughter.
These terms are used in making genealogical
An act by which a thing is extinguished,
annihilated. Merl. Repert, h. t., as, the abolition of slavery
destruction of slavery.
med jur. and criminal law. The expulsion of the foetus
the seventh month of utero-gestation, or before it is viable. q. v.
2. The causes... more
of an abortion, the child born before its time,
incapable of life. See
Abortion, Birth, Breath, Dead bord, Gestation, Life.
higher in place: But... more
practice. To make shorter in words, so as to retain the
or substance. In law it signifies particularly the making of a
or count shorter, by taking... more
An epitome or compendium of another and larger work,
the principal ideas of the larger work are summarily contained.
made, it may justly be deemed,... more
in the civil law, legislation. The destruction or annulling of
law, by an act of the legislative power, or by usage. A- law
abrogated or... more
To go in a clandestine manner out of
the jurisdiction of the
courts, or to lie concealed in order to avoid their
One who is away from his domicil, or usual
place of residence.
2. After an absence of seven years without
being heard from,... more
Without any condition or encumbrance, as an "absolute
simplex obligatio, in distinction from a conditional bond, an
estate, one that is free from all manner of... more
A definite sentence whereby a man accused of
any crime is
pleading. When the
pleadings were in Latin these words were
employed in a traverse. Without
this, that, (q. v.) are now used for the same
Without impeachment of waste. (q. v.) Without
right to prevent waste.
ABSQUE TALI CAUSA
This phrase is used
in a traverse de injuria, by which the
plaintiff affirms that without the
cause in his plea alleged he did commit
the said trespasses,... more
French law. This is the tacit
renunciation by an heir of a suc-
cession Merl. Rep. h.t.
A brief account of all the deeds upon which the title to
estate rests. See Brief of Title.
Every thing which is
contrary to good order established by usage.
Merl. Rep. h. t. Among the
civilians, abuse has another signification, which
is the destruction of the
The buttings and boundings of land, showing on what other lands,
highways, or other places it does abut. More properly, it is said,
sides of land, are... more