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ANNO DOMINI
in the year of our Lord, abbreviated, A. D. The computation of time from the incarnation of our Saviour which is used as the date of all public deeds... more

ANNONAE CIVILES
civil law. A species of rent issuing out of certain lands, which were paid to Rome monasteries. ... more

ANNOTATION
civil law. The designation of a place of deportation. Dig. 32, 1, 3 or the summoning of an, absentee. Dig. lib. 5. 2. In another sense,... more

ANNUAL PENSION
Scotch law. Annual rent. A yearly profit due to a creditor by way of interest for a given sum of money. Right of annual rent, the original right of... more

ANNUITY
contracts. An anuity is a, yearly sum of money granted by one party to another in fee for life or years, charging the person of the grantor only. Co.... more

ANNUM DIEM ET VASTUM
English law. The title which the king acquires in land, when a party, who held not of the king, is attainted of felony. He acquires the power not only... more

ANONYMOUS
Without name. This word is applied to such.books, letters or papers, which are published without the author"s name. No man is bound to publish his name in connexion with... more

ANSWER
pleading in equity. A defence in writing made by a defendant, to the charges contained in a bill or information, filed by the plaintiff against him in a court... more

ANSWER
practice. The declaration of a fact by a witness after a question has been put asking for it. 2. If a witness unexpectedly state facts... more

ANTECEDENT
Something that goes before. In the construction of laws, agreements, and the like, reference is always to be made to the last antecedent, ad proximun antecedens fiat relatio.... more

ANTE LITEM MOTAM
Before suit brought, before controversy moved. ... more

ANTEDATE
To, put a date to an instrument of a time before the time it was written. Vide Date. ... more

ANTENATI
Born before. This term is applied to those who were born or resided within the United States before or at the time of the declaration of independence. These... more

ANTE-NUPTIAL
What takes place before marriage, as, an ante-nuptial agreement, which is an agreement made between a man and a woman in contemplation of marriage. Vide Settlement. ... more

ANTHETARIUS
obsolete See Anti-thetarius. ... more

ANTI-MANlFESTO
The declaration of the reasons which one of the belligerents publishes, to show that the war as to him is defensive. Wolff, 1187. See Manifesto. ... more

ANTlCIPATION
The act of doing or taking a thing before its proper time. 2. In deeds of trust there is frequently a provision that... more

ANTICHRESIS
contracts. A word used in the civil law to denote the contract by which a creditor acquires the right of reaping the fruit or other revenues of the immovables... more

ANTINOMY
A term used in the civil law to signify the real or apparent contradiction between two laws or two decisions. Merl. Repert. h. t. Vide Conflict of Laws. ... more

ANTIQUA CUSTOMA
Eng. law. A duty or imposition which was collected on wool, wool-felts, and leather, was so called. This custom was called nova customa until the 22 Edw. I., when... more

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