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The term charges signifies the expenses which have been
incurred in relation either to a transaction or to a suit; as the charges
incurred for his... more
In its widest sense it denotes all the good affections which
men ought to bear towards each other; 1 Epistle to Cor. c. xiii.; in... more
CHARRE OF LEAD
Eng. law, commerce. A quantity of lead consisting
of thirty pigs, each pig containing six stones wanting two pounds, and every
stone being twelve pounds. Jacob.... more
An ancient word which signified not only a charter or deed
in writing, but any signal or token by which an estate was held.... more
CHARTA CHYROGRAPIHATA VEL COMMUNIS
Signifies an indenture. Shep.
Touch. 50; Beames, Glanv. 197-8; Fleta, lib. 3, c. 14, 3. It was so called,
because each party had a part.... more
CHARTA DE UNA PARTE
A deed of one part; a deed poll.
2. Formerly, this phrase was used to distinguish, a deed poll, which is
an agreement made by... more
A grant made by the sovereign either to the whole people
or to a portion of them, securing to them the enjoyment of certain rights.
mar. contr. An agreement by which a vessel is hired by the
owner to another; as A B chartered the ship Benjamin Franklin to C D.... more
Eng. law. Land formerly held by deed under certain
rents and free services, and it differed in nothing from free socage land.
It was also called bookland.... more
contracts. A contract of affreightment in writing,
by which the owner of a ship or other vessel lets the whole, or a part of
her, to a... more
When a ship is hired or freighted by one or more
merchants for a particular voyage or on time, it is called a chartered ship.
Eng. law. An ancient writ, now obsolete, which
lays against one who had charters of feoffment entrusted to his keeping,
and who refused to deliver them. Reg.... more
property. The act of acquiring possession of animals ferae
naturae by force, cunning or address. The hunter acquires a right to such
animals by occupancy, and they... more
That virtue which prevents the unlawful commerce of the
2. A woman may defend her chastity by killing her assailant. See Self-defence.
And even the... more
property. A term which includes all hinds of property,
except the freehold or things which are parcel of it. It is a more extensive
term than goods... more
criminal law, torts. A cheat is a deceitful practice, of a
public nature, in defrauding another of a known right, by some artful device,
contrary to the... more
contracts. A written order or request, addressed to a bank
or persons carrying on the banking business, and drawn upon them by a party
having money in... more
commerce. One kept by persons who have accounts in bank,
in which are printed blank forms of cheeks, or orders upon the bank to pay
med. jur. The science which teaches the nature and property
of all bodies by their analysis and combination. In considering cases of
poison, the lawyer will... more
contracts, torts. This is a French word, which signifies
in that language, accord, agreement, compact. In the English statutes it
is used to denote a bargain or... more