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CENOTAPH
An empty tomb. Dig. 11, 7, 42.... more

CENSUS
An enumeration of the inhabitants of a country. 2. For the purpose of keeping the reeresentation of the several states in congress equal, the constitution... more

CENT
money. A copper coin of the United States of the value of ten mills; ten of them are equal to a dime, and one hundred, to... more

CENTIME
The name of a French money; the one hundredth part of a franc.... more

CENTRAL
Relating to the centre, or placed in the centre; as, the central courts of the United States, are those located in the city of Washington, whose... more

CENTUMVIRI
civil law. the citizens of Rome were distributed into thirty-five tribes, and three persons out of each tribe were elected judges, who were called centumviri, although they... more

CENTURY
civil law. One hundred. The Roman people were dividedinto centu ries. In England they were divided into hundreds. Vide Hundred. Century also means one hundred years.... more

CEPI
A Latin word signifying I have taken. Cepicorpus, I have taken the body; cepiand B. B., I have taken the body and discharged him on... more

CEPI CORPUS
practice. The return which the sheriff, or otherproper officer, makes when he has arrested a defendant by virtue of a capias. 3 Bouv. Inst. n. 2804. See... more

CEPIT
Took. This is a technical word, which cannot be supplied by any other in an indictment for larceny. The charge against the defendant must be that... more

CEPIT ET ABDUXIT
He took and led away. These words are applied to cases of trespass or larceny, where the defendant took a living chattel, and led it away.... more

CEPIT ET ASPORTAVIT
Took and carried away. (q. v.)... more

CEPIT IN ALIO LOCO
pleadings. He took in another place. This is a plea in replevin, by which the defendant alleges, that he took the thing replevied in another place than... more

CERTAINTY, UNCERTAINTY
contracts. In matters of obligation, a thing is certain, when its essence, quality, and quantity, are described, distinctly set forth, Dig. 12, 1, 6. It is uncertain,... more

CERTAINTY
pleading. By certainty is understood a clear and distinct statement of the facts which constitute the cause of action, or ground of defence, so that they may... more

CERTIFICATE
practice. A writing made in any court, and properly authenticated, to give notice to another court of anything done therein; or it is a writing by which... more

CERTIFICATE, JUDGE"S
English practice. The judge who tries the cause is authorized by several statutes in certain cases to certify, so as to decide when the party or parties... more

CERTIFICATE, ATTORNEY"S
Practice, English law. By statute 37 Geo. III., c. 90, s. 26, 28, attorneys are required to deliver to the commissioners of stamp duties, a paper or... more

CERTIFICATION or CERTIFICATE OF ASSISE
A term used in the old English law, applicable to a writ granted for the reexamination or re-trial of a matter passed by assise before justices.... more

CERTIORARI
practice. To be certified of; to be informed of. This is the name of a writ issued from a superior court directed to one of inferior jurisdiction,... more

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