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practice. The name of a writ, the principal word of which when the proceedings were in Latin, was mandamus, we command. 2. It is... more
The principal in the contract of mandate is so called. Story, Ag. 337.
One who is entrusted with and undertakes to perform a mandate. This word is used by the civilians in the same sense that we... more
contracts. One who undertakes to perform a mandate. Jones Bailm. 53; Story on Bailm. 38. Dr. Halifax calls him mandatee. Halif. Anal. Civ. Law,... more
A judicial command or precept issued by a court or magi- trate, directing the proper officer to enforce a judgment, sentence or decree. Jones. Bailm.... more
Mandatum or commission, contracts. Sir William Jones defines a mandate to be a bailment of goods without reward, to be carried from place to place,... more
civil law. Mandates were the instructions which the emperor addressed to public functionaries, which were to serve as rules for their conduct. 2. These... more
contracts. The person employing another to perform a mandate. Story on Bailm. 138; 1 Brown, Civ. Law, 382; Halif. Anal. Civ. Law, 70.... more
English law. The return made by a sheriff, when he has committed the execution of a writ to a bailiff of a liberty, who... more
The ceremony of doing homage by the vassal to his lord was de- nominated homagium or manhood, by the feudists. The formula used was devenio... more
madness and the urgent necessity of a strict confinement. One lunatic, after long intervals of calmness, spoke at first with volubility, uttered frequent shouts... more
MANIA A POTU.
Insanity arising from the use of spirituous liquors. Vide Delirium Tremens.
antities and packages thereof shall be inserted in successive order in the manifest; aud all spirits, wines aud teas, constituting the whole or any part... more
evidence. That which is clear and requires no proof; that which is noto- rious. See Notoriety.
A solemn declaration, by the constituted authorities of a nation, which contains the reasons for its public acts towards another. 2. On the declaration... more
Persons of the male sex; but in a more general sense, it includes persons of both sexes; for example, the statute of 25 Hen.... more
MANNER AND FORM,
pleading. After traversing any allegation in pleading, it is usual to say "in manner and form as he has in his declaration in that... more
An ancient word which signifies goods taken in the hands of an ap- prehended thief.
estates. This word is derived from the French manoir, and signifies, a house, residence, or habitation. At present its meaning is more enlarged, and includes... more
This term is synonymous with house. (q. v.) 1 Chit. Pr. 167; 2 T. R. 502; 1 Tho. Co. Litt. 215, n. 35; 9 B.... more