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MEMBER OF CONGRESS.
A member of the senate or house of representatives of the United States. 2. During the session of congress they are privileged from arrest,... more

MEMBERS,
English law. Places where a custom-house has been kept of old time, with officers or deputies in attendance; and they are lawful places of... more

MEMORANDUM.
Literally, to be remembered. It is an informal instrument recording some fact or agreement, so called from its beginning, when it was made in... more

MEMORANDUM,
insurance. A clause in a policy limiting the liability of the insurer. Its usual form is as follows, namely, "N. B. Corn, fish, salt,... more

MEMORANDUM OR NOTE.
These words are use in the 4th section of the statute 29 Charles II., c. 3, commonly called the statute of frauds and perjuries,... more

MEMORANDUM CHECK.
It is not unusual among merchants, when one makes a tem- porary loan from another, to give the lender a check on a bank,... more

MEMORIAL.
A petition or representation made by one or more individuals to a legislative or other body. When such instrument is addressed to a court, it... more

MEMORY.
Understanding; a capacity to make contracts, a will, or to commit a crime, so far as intention is necessary. 2. Memory is sometimes employed... more

MEMORY, TIME OF.
According to the English common law, which has been altered by 2 & 3 Wm. IV., c. 71, the time of memory commenced from the... more

MENACE.
A threat; a declaration of an intention to cause evil to happen to another. 2. When menaces to do an injury to another have... more

MENIAL.
This term is applied to servants who live under their master s roof Vide stat. 2 H. IV., c. 21. ... more

MENSA.
This comprehends all goods and necessaries for livelihood. Obsolete. ... more

MENSA ET THORO.
The phrase a mensa et thoro is applied to a divorce which separates the husband and wife but does not dissolve the marriage. Vide Divorce.... more

MERCHANDISE
By this term is understood all those things which merchants sell either wholesale or retail, as dry goods, hardware, groceries, drugs, &c. It is... more

MERCHANT.
One whose business it is to buy and sell merchandise; this applies to all persons who habitually trade in merchandise. 1 Watts & S.... more

MERCHANTMAN.
A ship or vessel employed in a merchant s service. This term is used in opposition to a ship of war. ... more

MERCHANTS ACCOUNTS.
s of a number of the States, that its provisions shall not apply to such accounts as concern trade and merchandise between merchant and merchant,... more

MERCY,
Practice. To be in mercy, signifies to be liable to punishment at the discretion of the judge. ... more

MERCY,
crim. law. The total or partial remission of a punishment to which a convict is subject. When the whole punishment is remitted, it is called... more

MERE.
This is the French word for mother. It is frequently used as, in ventre sa mere, which signifies; a child unborn, or in the womb.... more

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