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A title given by the constitution of Massachusetts to the
lieu- tenant governor of that commonwealth. Const. part 2, c. 2, s. 2, art.
1. It,... more
evidence. The recital of facts written and given out for true.
2. Facts stated in histories may be read in evidence,... more
A name given to a legislative act which embraces many
subjects. Such acts, besides being evident proofs of the ignorance of the
makers of them, or... more
civil law. An heir instituted by testament; one made an
heir by the testator. Vide Heir.
civil law. An heir by intestacy; he on whom an estate
descends by operation of law. Vide Heir.
A measure of wine, oil, and the like, containing half a pipe;
the fourth part of a tun, or sixty-three gallons.
These words are now used in a deed to express by what
grantee is to have the land. The clause which commences with these... more
The holder of a bill of exchange is the person who is
the possession of it, either by endorsement or delivery, or both, and
ent, or, under local regulations, by summary proceedings. Vide 2
Yeates R. 523; 2 Serg. & Rawle, 486; 5 Binn. 228; 8 Serg. & Rawle, 459;... more
What is written by ones own hand. The same as
Eng. law. An acknowledgment made by the vassal in the
his lord, that he is his man, that is, his subject or vassal. The form... more
The port where the owner of a ship resides; this is a
The place of the house or home place. Homestead farm
necessarily include all the parcels of land owned by the grantor, though
lying and occupied... more
crim. law. According to Blackstone, it is the killing of any
human creature. 4 Com. 177. This is the most extensive sense of this word,
in which... more
HOMINE CAPTO IN WITHERNAM
Engl. law.. The name of a writ directed
sheriff, and commanding him to take one who has taken any bondsman, and
conveyed him out of the... more
English law. The name of a writ directed to a
corporation, requiring the members to make choice of a new man, to keep the
one part of... more
When a man is unlawfully in custody, he may be
restored to his liberty by writ de hominereplegiando, upon giving bail; or
by a writ of... more
This Latin word, in its most enlarged sense, includes both
woman. 2 Inst. 45. Vide Man.
civil law. Approbation, confirmation by a court of
a judgment which orders the execution of some act; as, the approbation of
an award, and ordering execution on... more