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ESPOUSALS
contracts. A mutual promise between a man and a woman to marry each other, at some other time: it differs from a marriage, because then the contract is... more

ESQUIRE
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 law,... more

ESSOIN
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

ESTABLISH
This word occurs frequently in the Constitution of the United $tates, and it is there used in different meanings. 1. To settle firmly, to fix unalterably, as,... more

ESTADAL
Spanish law. In Spanish America, this was a measure of land of sixteen square varas or yards. 2 Whites Coll. 139. ... more

ESTATE
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. ... more

ESTIMATION OF VALUES
As the value of most things is variable, according to circumstances, the law in many cases determines the time at which the value of a thing should... more

ESTOPPEL
pleading. An estoppel is a preclusion, in law, which prevents a man from alleging or denying a fact, in consequence o his own previous act, allegation or denial... more

ESTOVERS
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

ESTRAYS
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

ESTREAT
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

ESTREPE
This word is derived from the French, estropier, to cripple. It signifies an injury to lands, to the damage of another, as a reversioner. This is prevented... more

ESTREPEMENT
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

ET CETERA
A Latin phrase, which has been adopted into English, it signifies. "and the others, and so of the rest," it is commonly abbreviated, &c. 2.... more

ET NON
And not. These words are sometimes employed in pleading to convey 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, remaining, and returning. It is employed in cases where a person either as a party, a witness, or one acting in some... more

EUNOMY
Equal laws, and a well adjusted constitution of government. ... more

EUNUCH
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

EVASION
A subtle device to set aside the truth, or escape the punishment of the law, as if a man should tempt another to strike him first,... more

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