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A species of English military service, or knights fee.
Eng. law. A render of the best beast or other goods, as the
custom may be, to the lord, on the death of the tenant. 2... more
By this word is understood, among the civilians, every
of immovable which can be the subject of property, such as lands, houses,
orchards, woods, marshes, ponds,... more
Persons who have in the sexual organs the appearance of
both sexes. They are adjudged to belong to that which prevails in them. Co.
Litt. 2,... more
measures. In England, a hide of land, according to some
ancient-manuscripts, contained one hundred and twenty acres. Co. Litt. 5;
Plowd. 167; Touchst. 93.
degrees of power and authority, at the summit of which was the sovereign
pontiff, and this was called the hierarchy. Now it signifies, not so... more
This word has various signifcations: 1. Principal or chief,
constable, high sheriff. 2. Prominent, in a bad sense, as high treason. 3.
Open, not confined,... more
An officer appointed in some cities bears this
powers are generally Iimited to matters of police, and are not more
extensive in these respects than... more
HIGH COURT OF DELEGATES
English law. The name of a court esthlished by
stat. 25 Hen. VIII. c. 19, s. 4. No permanent judges are appointed, but in
every case of... more
This term, which is frequently used in the laws of the
States signifies the unenclosed waters of the ocean, and also those waters
on the sea... more
English law. Treason against the king, in
with petit treason, which is the treason of a servant towards his master; a
wife towards her hushand; a secular... more
HIGH WATER MARK
That part of the shore of the sea to which the waves
ordinarily reach when he tide is at its highest. 6 Mass. R. 435;... more
contracts. He who, at an auction, offers the greatest
price for the property sold.
2. The highest bidder is entitled to have... more
A passage or road through the country, or some parts of
the use of the people. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 442. The term highway... more
A robber on the highway.
Eng. law. One of the four terms of the courts,
11th and ending the 31st day of January in each year.
Eng. law. A person who carries from door to door, and sells by
retail, small articles of provisions, and the like.
of Lo. art. 2640.
8. There is a species of contract in which, though no price in money be
paid, and... more
contracts. Called, in the civil law, conductor, and, in the
law conducteur, procureur, locataire, is he who takes a thing from another,
to use it, and pays... more
A title given by the constitution of Massaebusetts to
the governor of that commonwealth. Const. part 2, c. 2, s. 1, art. 1. This
title is... more