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A tax, imposition or tribute, the same as gabel. (q. v.)
Given to all the kindred, or the hold or tenure of a family,
not the kind of tenure. Eng. law. A tenure or custom annexed... more
old Eng. law. It signifies a fine or compensation for an offence,
also, rent, money or tribute.
An assembly. Wittena gemote, during the time of the Saxons in
England, signified an assembly of wise men. The parliament.
That which designates the sexes.
2. As a general rule, when the masculine is used it includes the
feminine, as, man (q. v.) sometimes... more
The summary history or table of a house or family,
the persons there named are connected together.
2. It is founded on the... more
A son-in-law. Dig. 50, 16, 156.
This word has several meanings, namely: 1. A principal
particularly in the army. 2. Something opposed to special, as, a general
verdict, the general issue, which... more
This name is given in some of the states to the
and house of representatives, which compose the legislative body.
pleading. One granted upon a prayer, in which the
defendant reserves to himself no exceptions, and is always from one term to
another. Gould on Pl. c.... more
pleading. A plea which traverses or denies at once the
whole indictment or declaration, without offering any special matter, to
evade it. It is called the general... more
GENERAL LAND OFFICE
One of the departments of government of the United
2. It was established by the Act of April 25,1812, 2 Storys Laws U.... more
One which is employed by the master or owners, on a
particular voyage, and is hired by a number of persons, unconnected with
each other, to... more
GENERAL SPECIAL IMPARLANCE
pleading. One in which the defendant
to himself " all advantages and exceptions whatsoever." 2 Chit. Pl. 408.
2. This kind of imparlance allows the... more
pleading. One preceded by a general inducement, and
denying, in general terms, all that is last before alleged on the opposite
side, instead of pursuing the words... more
A word used by the Romans to represent race and nation. 1
Litt. 259, n. 13. In the French law, it is used to... more
In the English law, according to Sir Edward Coke, is one who
bears a coat of armor. 2 Inst. 667. In the United States, this... more
This word is unknown to the law in the United States, and
is but little used. In England. it was, formerly, a good addition of... more
It denotes the number of beings, or objects, which agree in
certain general properties, common to them all, so that genus is, in fact,
only an... more
The name of one of the original states of the United States of
America. George the Second granted a charter to Lord Percival, and twenty