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One who makes a declaration. Vide Declarationis.
pleading. A declaration is a specification, in a
and logical form, of the circumstances which constitute the plaintiffs
cause of action. 1 Chit. Pl. 248, Co. Litt.... more
DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
This is a state paper issued by the
of the United States of America, in the name and by the authority of the
people, on the... more
DECLARATION OF lNTENTION
The act of an alien, who goes before a
record, and in a forma manner declares that it is, bona fide, his intention
to become... more
DECLARATION OF TRUST
The act by which an individual acknowledges
property, the title of which he holds, does in fact belong to another, for
whose use he holds... more
DECLARATION OF WAR
An act of the national legislature, in which a
of war is declared to exist between the United States and some other
2. This... more
evidence. The statements made by the parties to a
transaction, in relation to the same.
2. These declarations when proved are received in evidence, for... more
Something which explains, or ascertains what before
certain or doubtful, as a declaratory statute, which is one passed to put
an end to a doubt... more
To make known or publish. By tho constitution of the United
States, congress have power to declare war. In this sense the word,
declare, signifies, not... more
med. jurisp. The operation of boiling certain
ingredients in a
fluid, for the purpose of extracting the parts soluble at that temperature.
Decoction also means the product of... more
canon law in France. Formerly those persons who died without
confession were so called, whether they refused to confess or whether they
were criminals to whom the... more
Proper behaviour, good order.
2. Decorum is requisite in public places, in order to permit all persons
to enjoy their rights, for example, decorum... more
A pond used for the breeding and maintenance of water-fowl. 11
Mod. 74, 130, S. C. 3 Salk. 9, Holt, 14 11 East, 571.
practice. The judgment or sentence of a court of equity.
2. It is either interlocutory or final. The former is given on some plea
legislation. In some countries as in France, some acts of the
legislature, or of the sovereign, which have the force of law, are called
decrees, as, the... more
Scotch law. A decree made by arbitrators chosen by the
parties, an award. 1 Bells Com. 643.
DECREE OF REGISTRATION
Scotch law. A proceeding by which the creditor
has immediate execution, it is somewhat like a warrant of attorney to
confess judgment. 1 Bells Com. B.... more
Chancery practice. An order made by the court of
chancery, upon a motion or petition, in the nature of a decree. 2 Dan. Ch.
eccles. law. The decretals are canononical epistles, written
by the pope alone, or by the pope and cardinals, at the instance or suit of
some one... more
conveyancing. I have given. This word amounts to a warranty
when it is in a deed, for example, if in a deed it be said,... more