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GO WITHOUT DAY
These words have a technical sense. When a party is dismissed the court, he is said to go without day, that is, there is no... more

GOD
From the Saxon god, good. The source of all good, the supreme being. 1. Every man is presumed to believe in God, and he who opposes... more

GOD AND MY COUNTRY
When a prisoner is arraigned, he is asked, How will you be tried? he answers, "By God and my country." This practice arose when the prisoner... more

GOD B0TE
eccl. law. An ecclesiastical or church fine imposed upon an. offender for crimes and offences committed against God. ... more

GOING WITNESS
One who is going out of the jurisdiction of the court, although only into a state or country under the general sovereignty, as, for example, if... more

GOLD
A metal used in making money, or coin. It is pure when the metal is unmixed with any other. Standard gold, is gold mixed with... more

GOOD BEHAVIOUR
Conduct authorized by law. Surety of good behaviour may be demanded from any person who is justly suspected, upon sufficient grounds, of intending to commit a... more

GOOD AND LAWFUL MEN
probi et legales homines. The law requires that those who serve on juries shall be good. and lawful men, by which is understood those qualified to serve... more

GOOD CONSIDERATION
contracts. A good consideration is one which flows from kindred or natural love and affection alone, and is not of a pecuniary.nature. Vin. Ab. Consideration, B, 1... more

GOOD WILL
By this term is meant the benefit which arises from the establishment of particular trades or occupations. Mr. Justice Story describes a good will to be... more

GOODS
property. For some purposes this term includes money, valuable securities, and other mere personal effects. The term. goods and chattels, includes not only personal property in possession,... more

GOODS SOLD AND DELIVERED
This phrase is frequently used in actions of assumpsit, and the sale and delivery of goods are the foundation of the action. When a plaintiff declares... more

GOUT
med. jur. contracts. An inflammation of the fibrous and ligamentous parts of the joints. 2. In cases of insurance on lives, when there is warranty of... more

GOVERNMENT
natural and political law. The manner in which sovereignty is exercised in each state. 2. There are three simple forms of government, the democratic, the aristocratic, and... more

GOVERNOR
The title of the executive magistrate in each state and territory of the United States. Under the names of the particular states, the reader will find... more

GRACE
That which a person is not entitled to by law, but which is extended to him as a favor, a pardon, for example, is an... more

GRADUS
This is a Latin word, literally signifying a step, figuratively it is used to designate a person in the ascending or descending line, in genealogy, a... more

GRAFFER
This word is a corruption of the French word greffier, a clerk, or prothonotary. It signifies a notary or scrivener, vide stat. 5 Hen. VII 1. c.... more

GRAFT
A figurative term in chancery practice, to designate the right of a mortgagee in premises, to which the mortgagor at the time of making the mortgage had... more

GRAIN
weight. The twenty-fourth part of a pennyweight. 2. For scientific purposes the grain only is used, and sets of weights are constructed in decimal progression,... more

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