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ENROLLMENT
Eng. law. The registering, or entering in the rolls of chancery, kings bench, common pleas, or exchequer, or by the clerk of the peace in the records... more

TO ENTAIL
To create an estate tail. Vide Tail. ... more

ENTIRE
That which is not divided, that which is whole. 2. When a contract is entire, it must in general be fully performed, before the... more

ENTIRETY, or, ENTIERTIE
This word denotes the whole, in contradistinction to moiety, which denotes the half part. A hushand and wife, when jointly seized of land, are seized by... more

ENTREPOT
A warehouse, a magazine where goods are deposited, and which are again to be removed. ... more

ENTRY
criminal law. The unlawful breaking into a house, in order to commit a crime. In cases of burglary, the least entry with the whole or... more

ENTRY
estates, rights. The taking possession of lands by the legal owner. 2. A person having a right of possession may assert it by a peaceable entry,... more

ENTRY
commercial law. The act of setting down the particulars of a sale, or other transaction, in a merchants or tradesmans accouut books, such entries are, in general, prima... more

ENTRY AD COMMUNE LEGEM
Eng. law. The name of a writ which lies in favor of the reversioner, when the tenant for term of life, tenant for term of anothers life, tenant... more

ENTRY OF GOODS
commercial law. An entry of goods at the custom-house is the submitting to the officers appointed by law, who have the collection of the customs, goods imported. into... more

ENTRY, WRIT OF
The name of a writ issued for the purpose of obtaining possession of land from one who has entered unlawfully, and continues in possession. This is... more

TO ENURE
To take, or have effect or serve to the use, benefit, or advantage of a person. The word is often written inure. A release to... more

ENVOY
international law. In diplomatic language, an envoy is a minister of the second rank, on whom his sovereign or government has conferred a degree of dignity and respectability,... more

EPILEPSY
med. jur. A discase of the brain, which occurs in paroxysms, with uncertain intervals between them. 2. These paroxysms are characterized by the loss of... more

EPISCOPACY
eccl. law. A form of government by diocesan bishops, the office or condition of a bishop. ... more

EPISTLES
civil law. The name given to a species of rescript. Epistles were the answers given by the prince, when magistrates submitted to him a question of law.... more

EQUALITY
Possessing the same rights, and being liable to the same duties. See 1 Toull. No. l70, 193, Int. 2. Persons are all equal before... more

EQUINOX
The name given to two periods of the year when the days and nights are equal, that is, when the space of time between the... more

EQUITABLE
That which is in conformity to the natural law. Wolff, Inst. 83. ... more

EQUITABLE ESTATE
An equitable estate is a right or interest in land, which, not having the properties of a legal estate, but being merely a right of which... more

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