Search Results for "P"
PRO EO QUOD
pleading. For this that. It is a phrase of
affirmation, and is sufficiently direct and positive for introducing a material
averment. 1 Saund. 117, n. 4; 1... more
For an undivided part. The possession or
occupation of lands or tenements belonging to two or mare persons, and
consequently neither knows his several portion till... more
For the plaintiff; usually abbreviated, pro quer.
According to the rate, proportion or allowance. A
creditor of an insolvent estate, is to be paid pro rata with creditors of the
same class. ... more
PRO RE NATA
For the occasion as it may arise.
For so much. See 17 Serg. & Rawle, 400.
Great paternal aunt; the sister of one
Inst. 3, 6, 3 & 4; Dig. 38, 10, 10, 14, et seq.
Great grandfather. This term is employed in making
That which is likely to happen; that which is most
consonant to reason; for example, there is a strong probability that a man of a
eccles. law.. An archbishop who has jurisdiction over
one or several other metropolitans.
The best evidence of which the case in its
nature is susceptible. 3 Bouv. Inst. n. 3053. Vide Evidence. PRIMARY POWERS.
The principal authority given by... more
The price for which goods, usually sell in the
market. A printed newspaper containing a list of such prices is also called a
price current. ... more
The first blush; the first view or appearance of
the business; as, the holder of a bill of exchange, indorsed in blank, is prima
facie its... more
A grant of a right to have the first crop of
grass. 1 Chit. Pr. 181.
merc. law. A duty payable to the master and mariner of
a ship or vessel; to the master for the use of his cables and ropes... more
That which is first or principal; as primary evidence,
or that evidence which is to be admitted in the first instance, as
distinguished from secondary evidence,... more
contracts. The consideration in money given for the
purchase of a thing.
2. There are three requisites to the quality of a price... more
Praevaricatio, civil law. The acting with
unfaithfulness and want of probity. The term is applied principally to the act
of concealing a crime. Dig. 47, 15,... more
civil and French law. The right of a judge to take
cognizance of an action over which he has concurrent jurisdiction with another
French law. The claim made to a thing which a party
believes himself entitled to demand, but which is not admitted or adjudged to
be his. ... more