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Capable of being bailed; one for whom bail may be taken; bailable. ... more
English law. Those persons to whom a man, is delivered out of custody or prison, on their becoming bound for his appearance. 2. Mainpernors differ... more
Engl. law. The taking a man into friendly custody, who might otherwise be committed to prison, upon security given for his appearance at a... more
crimes. A malicious, or at least, officious interference in a suit in which the offender has no interest, to assist one of the parties... more
quasi contracts. The support which one person, who is bound by law to do so, gives to another for his living; for example, a... more
pleadings. This is a technical word, indispensable in an indict- ment for maintenance, which no other word or circumlocution will supply. 1 Wils. 325.... more
criminal law. Those who maintain or support a cause depending between others, not being retained as counsel or attorney. For this they may be... more
MAISON DE DIEU.
House of God. In England the term, borrowed from the French, signified formerly a hospital, an almshouse, a monastery. 39 Eliz. c. 5. ... more
Properly speaking, this term can be applied only to God, for it signifies that which surpasses all things in grandeur and superiority. But it is... more
persons. One who has attained his full age, and has acquired all his civil rights; one who is no longer a minor; an adult.... more
Military language. The lowest of the staff officers; a degree higher than captain. ... more
A military officer, commanding a division or number of regi- ments; the next in rank below a lieutenant general. ... more
The male ascendant beyond the sixth degree were so called among the Romaus, and the term is still used in making genealogical tables. ... more
persons. The state or condition of a person who has arrived at full age. He is then said to be a major, in opposition... more
government. The greater number of the voters; though in another sense, it means the greater number of votes given in which sense it is a... more
English law. To perform or execute; as to make his law, is to per- form that law which a man had bound himself to... more
This term is applied to one who makes a promissory note and promises to pay it when due. He who makes a bill of... more
MAKING HIS LAW.
A phrase used to denote the act of a person who wages his law. Bac. Ab. Wager of law, in pr. ... more
Bad faith. It is opposed to bona fides, good faith. ... more
in a state of intoxication, from which injury would arise to his patient. 5. - 3. Ignorant mal practice, which is the administration of... more