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DEMAND IN RECONVENTION
In Louisiana, this term is used to signify the demand which the defendant institutes in consequence of that which the plaintiff has brought against him. Code... more

DEFANDANT
practice. The plaintiff or party who brings a real action, is called the demandant. Co. Litt. 127, 1 Com. Dig. 85. ... more

DEMENCY
dementia, med. jur. A defect, hebetude, or imbecility of the under standing, general or partial, but confined to individual faculties of the mind, particularly those concerned in... more

DEMESNE
Eng. law. The name given to that portion of the Iands of a manor which the lord retained in his own hands for the use of himself... more

DEMESNE AS OF FEE
A man is said to be seised in his demesne as of fee of a corporeal inheritance, because he has a property dominicum or demesne in the... more

DEMIDIETAS
This word is used in ancient records for a moiety, or one half. DEMIES. In some universities and colleges this term is synonymous with scholars. Boyle... more

DEMISE
contracts. In its most extended signification, it is a conveyance either in fee, for life, or for years. In its more technical meaning, it is a lease or... more

DEMISE
persons. A term nearly synonymous with death. It is usually applied in England to the death of the king or queen. ... more

DEMOCRACY
government. That form of government in which the sovereign power is exercised by the people in a body, as was the practice in some of the states... more

DEMONSTRATION
Whatever is said or written to designate a thing or person. For example, a gift of so much money, with a fund particularly referred to for... more

DEMURRAGE
mar. law. The freighter of a ship is bound not to detain it, beyond the stipulated or usual time, to load, or to deliver the cargo,... more

DEMURRER
(From the Latin demorari, or old French demorrer, to wait or stay.) In pleading, imports, according to its etymology, that the objecting party will not proceed... more

DEMURRER BOOK
Eng. law. When an issue in law is formed, a transcript is made upon paper of all the pleadings that have been filed or delivered between... more

DEMY SANKE or SANGUE
This is a barbarous corruption of, demi sang, half- blood. (q. v.) ... more

DENARII
An ancient general term for any sort of pecunia numerata, or ready money. The French use the word denier in the same sense: payer de... more

DENARIUS DEI
A term used in some countries to signify a certain sum of money which is given by one of the contracting parties to the other,... more

DENIAL
pleading. To traverse the statement of the opposite party a defence. See Defence, Traverse. ... more

DENIER A DIEU
French law. It is a sum of money which the hirer of a thing gives to the other party as evidence, or for the consideration of... more

DENIZATION
Eng. law.. The act by which a foreigner becomes a subject of England, but he has not the rights either of a natural born subject, nor of one... more

DENIZEN
English law. An alien born, who has obtained, ex donatione legis, letters patent to make him au English subject. 2. He is intermediate between a... more

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