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Eng. law. That system of laws which was maintained in
while the Danes had possession of the country.
DANGERS OF THE SEA
mar. law. This phrase is sometimes put in bills of
lading, the master of the ship agreeing to deliver the goods therein
mentioned to the consignee, who... more
A corruption of the French word "dernier," the last. It is
sometimes used as, "darrein continuance," the last continuance. When any
matter has arisen in discharge... more
The name of a plea to a writ of entry or a writ of
3 Met. 175.
The designation or indication in an instrument of writing, of the
time, and usually of the time and place, when and where it was made.... more
civil law, contracts. The act of giving something. It differs
from donation, which is a gift, dation, on the contrary, is giving
something without any liberality, as,... more
DATION EN PAIEMFNT
civil law. This term is used in Louisiana, it
signifies that, when instead of paying a sum of money due on a pre-existing
debt, the debtor gives... more
That which may be given or disposed of at will and pleasure. It
sometimes means that which is not cast upon the party by the... more
An immediate female descendant. See Son.
In Latin, nurus, is the wife of ones son.
A division of time. It is natural, and then it consists of
twenty-four hours, or the space of time which elapses while the earth makes
mer. law. An account book, in which merchants and others make
entries of their daily transactions. This is generally a book of original
entries, and as such... more
DAY RULE, or DAY WRIT
English practice. A rule or order of the
which a prisoner on civil process, and not committed, is enabled, in term
time, to go out of... more
DAYS IN BANK
Eng. practice. Days of appearance in the court of common
pleas, usually called bancum. They are at the distance of about a week from
each other, and... more
DAYS OF GRACE
Certain days after the time limited by the bill or note,
which the acceptor or drawer has a right to demand for payment of the... more
DAYS OF THE WEEK
These are Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday,
Friday, Saturday. See Week.
2. The court will take judicial notice of the days of the week -... more
A preposition used in many Latin phrases - as, de bone esse,
de bonis non.
DE ARBITRATIONE FACTA, WRIT
In the ancient English law, when an action
was brought for the same cause of action which had been before settled by
arbitration, this writ was... more
DE BENE ESSE
practice. A technical phrase applied to certain
which are deemed to be well done for the present, or until an exception or
other avoidance, that is, conditionally,... more
DE BONIS NON
This phrase is used in cases where the goods of a
person have not all been administered. When an executor or administrator
has been appointed, and... more
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