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This term is synonymous with public highway,
with this difference; by the latter, is understood a right to pass over the
land of another; by the... more
This word, used in the singular number, designates
a nation at war with the United States, and includes every member of such
nation. Vatt. 1. 3,... more
That which is due or owing by the government.
2. The constitution of the United States provides, art. 6, s. 1,... more
By the term the public, is meant the whole body politic,
or all the citizens of the state; sometimes it signifies the inhabitants of a
civil law. The age in boys after fourteen years until
full age, and in girls after twelve years until full age. Ayl. Pand. 63; Hall
A title given to the chief of some corporations or
societies. In France, this title was formerly given to some presiding judges.
The word is derived... more
civil law. Among the Romans these were persons whose
functions somewhat resembled the brokers of modern commercial nations. Dig. 50,
14, 3; Domat, 1. 1, t. 17,... more
Kindred between two persons. Dig. 38, 16, 8.
A person, appointed in the place of another, to represent
2. In the ecclesiastical law, a judicial proctor, or one who... more
The act of inciting another to do something.
2. Provocation simply, unaccompanied by a crime or misdemeanor, does not
justify the person... more
The name of a clause inserted in an act of the
legislature, a deed, a written agreement, or other instrument, which generally
contains a condition that... more
Food for man; victuals.
2. As good provisions contribute so much to the health and comfort of
man, the law requires that... more
Sometimes this signifies the district into which a
country has been divided; as, the province of Canterbury, in England the
province of Languedoc, in France. Sometimes... more
com. law. The property which a drawer of a bill of
exchange places in the hands of a drawee; as, for example, by remittances, or
when the... more
French law. An allowance granted by a judge to a
party for his support; which is to be paid before there is a definitive
judgment. In a... more
A term used in Louisiana, which signifies
nearly the same as attachment of property.
2. It is regulated by the Code of... more
PROUT PATET PER RECORDUM
As appears by the record. This phrase
is frequently used in pleading; as, for example, in debt on a judgment or other
matter of record, unless... more
civil law. He who not being the tutor of a pupil or
minor, has administered his property or affairs as if he had been, whether he
The title given to an officer who officiates as
principal clerk of some courts. Vin Ab. h. t.
2. In the ecclesiastical... more
civil law, international law. A record or register.
Among the Romans, protocollunt was a writing at the head of the first page of
the paper used by... more