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relations, germanus. Whole or entire, as respects genealogy or
descent, thus, "brother-german," denotes one who is brother both by the
father and mothers side cousins-germane" those in... more
civil law.. Officers appointed to manage hospitals
old persons. Clef des Lois Rom. mot Administrateurs.
med. jur. The time during which a female, who has conceived,
carries the embryo or foetus in her uterus. By the common consent of
mankind, the term... more
conveyancing. A voluntary conveyance, that is, a conveyance not
founded on the consideration of money or blood. The word denotes rather the
motive of the conveyance, so... more
contracts. The act by which the owner of a thing, voluntarily
transfers the title and possession of the same, from himself to another
person who accepts it,... more
Vivos. A gift made from one or more persons, without any
prospect of immediate death, to one or more others.
2. These gifts are... more
Swedish law. He who has a right to dispose of a woman in
2. This right is vested in the father, if living, if... more
A measure of capacity, equal to one-fourth of a pint. Vide
mer. law. An Italian word,, which signifies the drawer. It is
derived from, girare, to draw, in the same manner as the English verb to
murder, is... more
, A girth or yard is a measure of length. The word is of Saxon
origin, taken from the circumference of the human body. Girth is... more
pleading. Gist of the action is the essential ground or object of
it, in point of law, and without which there is no cause of action.... more
contracts. He who makes a gift. (q. v.) By his gift, the giver
always impliedly agrees with the donee that he will not revoke the gift.
GIVING IN PAYMENT
This term is used in Louisiana, it signifies that a
debtor, instead of paying a debt he owes in money, satisfies his creditor
by giving in... more
contracts. Any agreement by which a creditor gives his
debtor a delay or time in paying his debt, beyond that contained in the
original agreement. When other... more
In our old Latin authors, and in the Norman laws, this
used to signify supreme jurisdiction, jus gladii.
The act of gathering such grain in a field where it grew, as
may, have been left by the reapers after the sheaves were gathered.
eccl. law. The land which belongs to a church. It is the
the church. Gleba est terra qua consistit dos ecclesiae. Lind. 254, 9
Cranch, Rep.... more
Interpretation, comment, explanation, or remark, intended to
illustrate the text of an author.
A commentator or annotator of the Roman law. One of the
of the Gloss.
GLOUCESTER, STATUTE OF
An English statute, passed 6 Edw. I., A. D.,
1278, so called, because it was passed at Gloucester. There were other
statutes made at Gloucester, which... more