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NE UNQUES SEISIE QUIZ DOWER,
pleading. A plea by which a defendant denies the right of a widow who sues for, and demands her dower in lands, &c., late... more
NE UNQUES SON RECEIVER,
pleading. The name of a plea in an action of account render, by which the defendant affirms that he never was receiver of tlie plaintiff.... more
These words, which literally signify that it be not varied or changed, are sometimes written by notaries public upon bills or notes, for the purpose... more
NEAT or NET,
contracts. The exact weight of an article, without the bag, box, keg, or other thing in which it may be enveloped.
pleading. The statement, in apt and appropriate words, of all the necessary facts, and ne more. Lawes on Pl. 62.
Such things as are proper and requisite for tlie sustenance of man.
2. The term necessaries is not confined merely to what... more
NECESSARY AND PROPER.
The Constitution of the United States, art. 1, s. 8, vests in congress the power " to make all laws, which shall be necessary and... more
Scotch law. When the husband or wife continues, after the decease of his or her companion in possession of the decedent s goods, for... more
4. The cases which are justified by necessity, may be classed as follows:
I. For the preservation of life; as if two persons... more
Denial. Two negations are construed to mean one affirmation. Dig. 50, 16, 137.
This word has several significations. 1. It is used in contradistinction to giving assent; thus we say the president has put his negative upon... more
pleading, evidence. An averment in some of the pleadings in a case in which a negative is asserted.
2. It is a general... more
contracts, wills. One where the thing which is the subject of it must not happen; as, if I do not marry. Poth. Ob. n. 200;... more
pleading. Such form of negative expression, in pleading, as may imply or carry within it an affirmative.
2. This is faulty, because the... more
One which is enacted in negative terms, and which so controls the common law, that it has no force in opposition to the statute. Bro.... more
njury or loss to another in consequence of his negligence, is responsible for all the consequence. Hob. 134; 3 Wils. 126; 1 Chit. TI.... more
The omission to take such a care of a prisoner as a gaoler is bound to take, and in consequence of it, the prisoner... more
That which is capable of being transferred by assignment; a thing, the title to which may be transferred by a sale and indorsement or delivery.... more
contracts. This term is applied to bills of exchange and promissory notes, which are assignable by indorsement or delivery.
2. The statute... more
contracts The deliberation which takes place between the parties touching a proposed agreement.
2. That which transpires in the negotiation makes no... more