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That which has not been consecrated. By a profane place
is understood one which is neither sacred, nor sanctified, nor religious. Dig.
11, 7, 2, 4.... more
In a profane manner. In an indictment, under the act
of assembly of Pennsylvania, against profanity, it is requisite that the words
should be laid to... more
PROFANENESS or PROFANITY
crim. law. A disrespect to the name of
God, or his divine providence. This is variously punished by statute in the
civil law. That which descends to us from our
ascendants. Dig. 23, 3, 5.
PROFERT IN CURIA
plead. Produces in court.
2. When the plaintiff declares on a deed, or the defendant pleads a
deed, and makes title under it,... more
Treasonably. This is a technical word formerly used
in indictments for treason, when they were written in Latin.
eccles. law. Certain sums of money which parish
priests pay yearly to the bishops or archdeacons ratione visitationis. it 3,
39, 25; Ayl. Parerg. 429; 17 Vin.... more
civil law. A proctor; a person who acts for another
by virtue of a procuration. Procurator est, qui aliena negotia mandata Domini
administrat. Dig 3, 3, 1.... more
PROCURATOR in rem suam
Scotch law. This imports that one is
acting as attorney as to his own property. When an assignment of a thing is
made, as a debt,... more
The proxy or instrument by which a proctor is
constituted and appointed.
civil law, persons. Prodigals were persons who, though
of full age, were incapable of managing their affairs, and of the obligations
which attended them, in consequence of... more
civil law. The act by which one person gives power
to another to act in his place, as he could do himself. A letter of attorney.
practice. The declaration made by the cryer, by
authority of the court, that something is about to be done.
2. It usually commences... more
PROCLAMATION OF EXIGENTS
Eng. law. On awarding an exigent, in
order to outlawry, a writ of proclamation issues to the sheriff of the county
where the party dwells, to make... more
PROCLAMATION OF REBELLION
Eng. law. When a party neglects to
appear upon a subpoena, or an attachment in the chancery, a writ bearing this
name issues, and if he does... more
The generation of children; it is an act authorized
by the law of nature: one of the principal ends of marriage is the procreation
of children.... more
One appointed to represent in judgment the party who
empowers him, by writing under his hand called a proxy. The term is used
chiefly in the... more
pradice. By this term is generally understood
any writ issued in the course of a suit between the original process and
2. By... more
PROCESS OF GARMISHMENT
practice. It was formerly the practice
to deposit deeds and other things in the hands of third persons, to await the
performance of covenants, upon which they... more
PROCESS OF INTERPLEADER
practice. Formerly when two parties
concurred in a bailment to a third person of things which were to be delivered
to one of them on the performance... more