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EMISSION
med. jur. The act by which any matter whatever is thrown from the body, thus it is usual to say, emission of urine, emission of semen, &c. ... more

TO EMIT
To put out, to send forth, 2. The tenth section of the first article of the constitution, contains various prohibitions, among which is the... more

EMMENAGOGUES
med. jur. The name of a class of medicines which are believed to have the power. of favoring the discharge of the menses. These are black hellebore,... more

EMOLUMENT
The lawful gain or profit which arises from an office. ... more

EMPALEMENT
A punishment in which a sharp polo was forced up the fundament. Encyc. Lond. h. t. ... more

TO ENPANEL
practice. To make a list or roll, by the sheriff or other authorized officer, of the names of jurors who are summoned to appear for the performance... more

EMPEROR
an officer. This word is synonymous with the Latin imperator, they are both derived from the. verb imperare. Literally, it signifies he who commands. 2. Under... more

EMPHYTEOSIS
civil law. The name of a contract by which the owner of an uncultivated piece of land granted it to another either in perpetuity, or for a... more

EMPIRE
This word signifies, first, authority or command, it is the power to command or govern those actions of men which would otherwise be free, secondly, the country... more

EMPLOYED
One who is in the service of another. Such a person is entitled to rights and liable to. perform certain duties. 2. He is entitled... more

EMPLOYEE
One who is authorized to act for another, a mandatory. ... more

EMPLOYMENT
An employment is an office, as, the secretary of the treasury has a laborious and responsible employment, an agency, as, the employment of an auctioneer, it signifies... more

EMPLOYER
One who has engaged or hired the services of another. He is entitled to rights and bound to perform duties. 2. - 1. His... more

EMPTION
The act of buying. ... more

EMPTOR
A buyer, a purchaser. ... more

EN DEMEURE
In default. This term is used in Louisiana. 3 N. S. 574. See Moral in. ... more

ENABLING POWERS
A term used in equity. When the donor of a power, who is the owner of the estate, confers upon persons not seised of the fee,... more

TO ENACT
To establish by law, to perform or effect, to decree. The usual formula in making laws is, Be it enacted. ... more

ENCEINTE
med. jur. A French word, which signifies pregnant. 2. When a woman is pregnant, and is convicted of a capital crime, she cannot lawfully be... more

ENCLOSURE
An artificial fence put around ones estate. Vide Close. ... more

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