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A tax, imposition, or duty. This word is said to have the same
signification that gabelle formerly had in France. Cunn. Dict. h. t. But
contracts. Personal property placed by a debtor in possession of
his creditor, as a security for his debt, a pawn. (q. v.) Hence mortgage is
a dead... more
GAGER DEL LEY
Wager of law. (q. v.)
The word is used as synonymous with profits. (q. v.) See Fruit.
old Eng. law. It signifies the draft oxen, horses, wain,
and furniture for carrying on the work of tillage by the baser sort of soke
men and... more
measures. A gallon is a liquid measure, containing two hundred
and thirty-one cubic inches, or four quarts.
An erection on which to bang criminals condemned to death.
Birds and beasts of a wild-nature, obtained by fowling and
Bac. Ab. h. t., Animals, Ferae natural.
A contract between two or more persons by which they agree to
play by certain rules at cards, dice, or other contrivance, and that one
crim. law. Houses kept for the purpose of pemitting
persons to gamble for money or other valuable thing. They are nuisances in
the eye of the law,... more
Spanish law. A term which in Spanish signifies nearly the same
as acquets. Bienes gananciales are thus defined: " Aquellos que el marido y
la muger o... more
A prison or building designated by law or used by the
the confinement or detention of those, whose persons are judicially ordered
to be kept... more
Eng. law. To insure the trial, within a certain time, of
all prisoners, a patent in the nature of a letter is issued from the king
The keeper of a gaol or prison, one who has the legal
the placo where prisoners are kept.
2. It is his duty... more
A piece of ground appropriated to raising plants and flowers.
2. A garden is a parcel of a house and passes with it.... more
Eng. law. Money paid by a prisoner to his fellow prisoners on
his entrance into prison. .
To warn, to garnish the heir, is to warn the heir.
practice. A person who has money or property in his
possession, belonging to a defendant, which money or property has been
attached in his hands, and he... more
A warning to any one for his appearance, in a cause
he is not a party, for the information of the court, and explaining... more
An officer appointed to examine all tuns, pipes, hogsheads,
barrels, and tierces of wine, oil, and other liquids, and to give them a
mark of allowance,... more