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F
punishment, English law. Formerly felons were branded and marked with a hot iron, with this letter, on being admitted to the benefit of clergy. ... more

FACIO UT DES
A species of contract in the civil law, which occurs when a man agrees to perform anything for a price, either specifically mentioned or left to the... more

FACIO UT FACIAS
A species of contract in the civil law, which occurs when I agree with a man to do his work for him if he will... more

FACT
An action, a thing done. It is either simple or compound. 2. A fact is simple when it expresses a purely material act... more

FACTO
In fact, in contradistinction to the lawfulness of the thing, it is applied to anything actually done. Vide Expostfacto. ... more

FACTOR
contracts. An agent employed to sell goods or merchandise consigned or delivered to him by, or for his principal, for a compensation commonly called factorage or commission.... more

FACTORAGE
The wages or allowances paid to a factor for his services, it is more usual to call this commissions. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 1013, 2 Id.... more

FACTORY
Scotch law. A contract which partakes of a mandate and locatio ad operandum, and which is in the English and American law books discussed under the title... more

FACTUM
A deed. a mans own act and deed. 2. When a man denies by his plea that he made a deed... more

FACTUM
French law. A memoir which contains summarily the fact on which a contest has happened, the means on which a party founds his pretensions, with the refutation of... more

FACULTY
canon law. A license, an authority. For example, the ordinary having the disposal of all seats in the nave of a church, may grant this power, which,... more

FACULTY
Scotch law. Equivalent to ability or pow-er. The term faculty is more properly applied to a power founded on the consent of the party from whom it springs,... more

FAILURE
A total defect, an omission, a non-performance. Failure also signifies a stoppage of payment, as, there has been a failure to-day, some one has stopped payment. ... more

FAILURE, OF ISSUE
When there is a want of issue to take an estate limited over by an executory devise. 2. Failure of issue is... more

FAILURE OF RECORD
The neglect to produce the record after having pleaded it. When a defendant pleads a matter, and offers to prove it by the record, and then pleads... more

FAINT PLEADER
A false, fraudulent, or collusory manner of pleading, to the deception of a third person. 3 E. I., c. 19. ... more

FAIR
A privileged market. 2. In England, fairs are granted by the kings patent. 3. In the United States,... more

FAIR-PLAY MEN
About the year 1769, there was a tract of country in Pennsylvania, situate between Lycoming creek and Pine creek, in which the proprietaries prohibited the making... more

FAlR PLEADER
This is the name of a writ given, by the statute of Marlebridge, 52 H. III., c. ii. Vide Beau Pleader. ... more

FAIT
conveyancing. A deed lawfully executed. Com. Dig . h. t., Cunn. Dictl. h. t. ... more

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