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NATURAL FRUITS.
The natural production of trees, bushes, and other plants, for the use of men and animals, and for the reproduction of such trees, bushes or... more

NATURALIZATION.
act to establish an uniform rule of naturalization, and to repeal the acts heretofore passed on that subject." App. Ma 26, 1824. 23.... more

NATURALIZED CITIZEN.
One who, being born an alien, has lawfully become a citizen of the United States Under the constitution and laws. 2. He... more

NAUFRAGE
French mar. law. When, by the violent agitation of the waves, the impetuosity of the winds, the storm, or the lightning, a vessel is swallowed... more

NAUTAE.
Strictly speaking, only carriers by water are comprehended under this word. But the rules which regulate such carriers have been applied to carriers by... more

NAVAL OFFICER.
The name of an officer of the United States, whose duties are prescribed by various acts of congress. 2. Naval officers are... more

NAVICULARIS,
civil law. He who had the management and care of a ship. The same as our sea captain. Bouch. Inst. n. 359. Vide Captain. ... more

NAVIGABLE.
to arms of the sea, and to rivers in which the tide flows and reflows. 5 Taunt. R. 705; S. C. Eng. Com. Law... more

NAVIGATION.
The act of traversing the sea, rivers or lakes, in ships or other vessels; the art of ascertaining the geographical position of a ship,... more

NAVY.
The whole shippings taken collectively, belonging to the government of an independent nation; the ships belonging to private individuals are not included in the navy.... more

NE DISTURBA PAS,
pleading. The general issue in quare impedit. Hob. 162 Vide Rast, 517; Winch. Ent. 703. ... more

NE BAILA PAS.
He did not deliver. This is a plea in detinue, by which the defendant denies the delivery to him of the thing sued for. ... more

NE DONA PAS, or NON DEDIT,
pleading. The general issue in formedon; and is in the following formula: "And the said C D, by J K, his attorney, comes and... more

NE EXEAT REPUBLICA,
Ch. R. 499. It may be allowed in a case to prevent the failure of justice. 2 Johns. Chanc. Rep. 191. When tlie demand is... more

NE LUMINIBUS OFFICIATOR,
civil law. The name of a servitude which restrains the owner of a house from making such erections as obstruct the light of the adjoining... more

NE RECIPIATUR.
That it be not received. A caveat or words of caution given to a law officer, by a party in a cause, not to... more

NE RELESSA PAS
The name of a replication to a plea, of release, by which tlie plaintiff insists he did not release. 2 Buls. 55. ... more

NE UNJUSTE VEXES, o
ld Engl. law. The name of a writ which issued to relieve a tenant upon, whom his lord had distrained for more services than he... more

NE UNQUES ACCOUPLE,
pleading. A plea by which the party denies that he ever was lawfully married to the person to whom it refers. See the form, 2... more

NE UNQUES EXECUTOR,
pleading. A plea by which the party who uses it denies that the plaintiff is an executor, as he claims to be; or that the... more

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