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That principle which requires us to give every one his
ne doit slenrichir aux de ens du droit dautrui.
High estimation. A testimony of high estimation. Dignity.
Reputation. Dignified respect of character springing from probity,
principle, or moral rectitude. A duel is not justified by... more
Eng. law. The seigniory of a lord paramount. 2 Bl. Com. 9f.
contr. To accept a bill of exchange; to pay a bill
a promissory note, on the day it becomes due. 7 Taunt. 164; 1 T.... more
A recompense for services rendered. It is usually applied
only to the recompense given to persons whose business is connected with
science; as the fee paid... more
HORS DE SON FEE
pleading in the ancient English law. These words
out of his fee. A plea which was pleaded, when a person who pretended to be
the lord, brought... more
Until a horse has attained the age of four years, he is called a
colt. (q. v.) Russ. & Ry. 416. This word is sometimes... more
A person delivered into the possession of a public enemy
time of war, as a security for the performance of a contract entered into
Engl. law. A right reserved to the lords to be lodged and entertained in the houses of their tenants. ... more
A state of open enmity; open war. Wolff, Dr. de la Rat.1191.Hostility, as it regards individuals, may be permanent or temporary; it is
permanent when... more
estates. This homely term is used figuratively to signify the
blending and mixing property belonging to different persons, in order to
divide it equally among those entitled... more
measure of time. The space of sixty minutes, or the twenty-fourth
part of a natural day. Vide Date; Fraction; and Co. Litt. 135; 3 Chit.... more
estates. A place for the habitation and dwelling of man.
has several significations, as it is applied to different things. In a
grant or demise of... more
HOUSE OF COMMONS
Eng. law. The representatives of the people, in
contradistinction to the nobles, taken collectively are called the house of
2. This house... more
HOUSE OF CORRECTIONS
A prison where offenders of a particular
confined. The term is more common in England than in the United States.
HOUSE OF LORDS
Eng. law. The English lords, temporal and
taken collectively and forming a branch of the parliament, are called the
House of Lords.
HOUSE OF REFUGE
punishment. The name given to a prison for juvenile
delinquents. These houses are regulated in the United Statees on the most
humane principles, by special local laws.
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
arations as to his
religious belief. He must be free from undue bias or dependence, by not
holding any office under the United States. Art. 1, s.... more
An allowance of necessary timber out of the landlords
for the repairing and support of a house or tenement. This belongs of
common-right to any lessee... more
One who occupies a house.
2. A person who occupies every room in the house, under a lease, except
one, which... more