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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
civil law. A species of rent
issuing out of
certain lands, which were paid to Rome monasteries.
civil law. The designation of a place of
Dig. 32, 1, 3 or the summoning of an, absentee. Dig. lib. 5.
2. In another sense,... more
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
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
land, when a party, who held not of the king, is
attainted of felony. He
acquires the power not only... more
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
pleading in equity. A defence in writing made by a
to the charges contained in a bill or information, filed
by the plaintiff
against him in a court... more
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
Something that goes before. In the construction of
agreements, and the like, reference is always to be made to
antecedent, ad proximun antecedens fiat relatio.... more
ANTE LITEM MOTAM
Before suit brought,
before controversy moved.
To, put a date to an
instrument of a time before the
time it was written. Vide Date.
Born before. This term is applied to those who were
resided within the United States before or at the time of
of independence. These... more
What takes place before marriage, as,
ante-nuptial agreement, which is an agreement made between a man
woman in contemplation of marriage. Vide Settlement.
obsolete See Anti-thetarius.
The declaration of the reasons which one of the
belligerents publishes, to
show that the war as to him is
defensive. Wolff, 1187. See
The act of doing or taking a thing
2. In deeds of trust there is frequently a
provision that... more
contracts. A word used in the civil
law to denote
the contract by which a creditor acquires the right of
fruit or other revenues of the immovables... more
A term used in the civil law to signify the real or
between two laws or two decisions. Merl.
Repert. h. t. Vide Conflict of
Eng. law. A duty or imposition which
collected on wool, wool-felts, and leather, was so called. This
was called nova customa until the 22 Edw. I., when... more