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contracts. A mutual promise between a man and a woman
each other, at some other time: it differs from a marriage, because then
the contract is... more
A title applied by courtesy to officers of almost every
description, to members of the bar, and others. No one is entitled to it by
practice. An excuse which a party bound to be in court on a
particular day, offers for not being there. 1 Sell. Pr. 4, Lees Dict.... more
This word occurs frequently in the Constitution of the
$tates, and it is there used in different meanings. 1. To settle firmly, to
fix unalterably, as,... more
Spanish law. In Spanish America, this was a measure of land of
sixteen square varas or yards. 2 Whites Coll. 139.
This word his several meanings: 1. In its most extensive sense,
it is applied to signify every thing of which riches or, fortune may
consist and... more
ESTER EN JUGEMENT
French law. Stare in judicio. To appear before a
tribunal either as plaintiff or defendant.
ESTIMATION OF VALUES
As the value of most things is variable,
to circumstances, the law in many cases determines the time at which the
value of a thing should... more
pleading. An estoppel is a preclusion, in law, which
man from alleging or denying a fact, in consequence o his own previous act,
allegation or denial... more
estates. The right of taking necessary wood for the use or
furniture of a house or farm, from off anothers estate. The word bote is
used synonymously... more
Cattle whose owner is unknown.
2. In the United States, generally, it is presumed by local regulations,
they are subject to, being sold for... more
This term is used to signify a true copy or note of some
original writing or record, and specially of flues and amercements imposed
by a... more
This word is derived from the French, estropier, to
signifies an injury to lands, to the damage of another, as a reversioner.
This is prevented... more
The name of a writ which lay at common law to prevent a
party in possession from committing waste on an estate, the title to... more
A Latin phrase, which has been adopted into English, it
signifies. "and the others, and so of the rest," it is commonly
And not. These words are sometimes employed in pleading to
a pointed denial. They have the same effect as without this, absque hoe. 3
Bouv. Inst.... more
EUNDO MORANDO, ET REDEUNDO
This Latin phrase signifies going,
and returning. It is employed in cases where a person either as a party, a
witness, or one acting in some... more
Equal laws, and a well adjusted constitution of government.
A male whose organs of generation have been so far removed or
disorganized, that he is rendered incapable of reproducing his species.
Domat, Lois Civ. liv.... more
A subtle device to set aside the truth, or escape the
of the law, as if a man should tempt another to strike him first,... more