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estates. A portion or tract of land, some of which is
Binn. 238. In parlance, and for the purpose of description in a deed, a
To FARM LET
These words in a lease have the effect of creating a lease
for years. Co. Litt. 45 b, 2 Mod. 250.
One who is lessee of a farm. it is said that every lessee for
life or years, although it be but of a small house... more
crim. law. There is a species of game called faro-table, or
faro-bank, which is forbidden by law in many states, and the persons who
keep it for... more
One who takes upon himself the public employment of
2. Like an innkeeper, a common carrier, and other persons who... more
domestic relations. He by whom a child is begotten.
2. A father is the natural guardian of his children, and his duty... more
In latin, socer, is the father of ones wife, or of
A reputed father. Vide Putative father.
A measure of length, equal to six feet. The word is probably
derived from the Teutonic word fad, which signifies the thread or yarn
drawn out... more
One entirely destitute of reason, is qui omnino
Ersk. Inst. B. 1, tit. 7, s. 48.
A district or part of a town adjoinng the principal
city, as, a
faubourg of New Orleans. 18 Lo. R. 286.
contracts, civil law. An improper act or omission, which arises
from ignorance, carelessness, or negligence. The act or omission must not
have been meditated, and must have... more
French law. A falsification or fraudulent alteration or
suppression of a thing by words, by writings, or by acts without either.
Biret, Vocabulaire des Six Codes.
Bias partiality, lenity, prejudice.
2. The grand jury are sworn to inquire into all offences which have been
committed, and of all... more
Faithful. This word is not used.
2. Under the feudal system, every owner of lands held them of some
superior lord, from whom or from whose... more
crim. law. Dread, consciousness of approaching danger.
2. Fear in the person robbed is one of the ingredients required. to
constitute a robbery... more
Certain established periods in the Christian church. Formerly,
the days of the feasts of saints were used to indicate the dates of
instruments, and memorable events.... more
government. This term is commonly used to express a league or
compact between two or more states.
2. In the United States the central government... more
FEE, FEODUM or FEUDUM
estates. From the French, fief. A fee is an
which may continue forever. The word fee is explained to signify that the
land, or other subject of... more