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QUOTATION
practice. The allegation of some authority or case, or passage of some law, in support of a position which it is desired to establish. 2. Quotations... more

QUOTA
That part which each one is to bear of some expense, as, his quota of this debt, that is, his proportion of such debt.... more

QUOT
Scotch law. The twentieth part of the movables, computed without computation of debts, was so called. 2. Formerly the bishop was entitled, in all confirmations, to... more

QUOD RECUPERET
That he recover. The form of a judgment that the plaintiff do recover. See Judgment quod recuperet.... more

QUORUM
Used substantively, quorum signifies the number of persons belonging to a legislative assembly, a corporation, society, or other body, required to transact business, there... more

QUOD PERMITTAT PROSTERNERE
Engl. law. That he give leave to demolish. The name of a writ which commands the defendant to permit the plaintiff to abate the nuisance... more

QUOD PROSTRAVIT
The name of a judgment upon an indictment for a nuisance, that the defendant abate such nuisance.... more

QUOD PERMITTAT
Engl. law. That he permit. The name of a writ which lies for the heir of him who is disseised of his common of pasture,... more

QUOD EI DEFORCEAT
Engl. law. The name of a writ given by Stat. Westmin. 2, 13 Edw. I. c. 4, to the owners of a particular estate, as... more

QUO WARRANTO
remedies. By what authority or warrant. The name of a writ issued in the name of a government against any person or corporation that usurps any... more

QUOAD HOC
As to this, with respect to this. A term frequently used to signify, as to the thing named, the law is so and so.... more

QUOD COMPUTET
The name of an interlocutory judgment in an action of account render: also the name of a decree in the case of creditors bills... more

QUOD CUM
and not by way of recital. ",For that,", is a positive allegation, ",for that whereas,", in Latin ",quod cum,", is a recital 2. Matter of inducement... more

QUO MlNUS
The name of a writ. In England, when the kings debtor is sued in the court of the exchequer, he may sue out a... more

QUO ANIMO
The intent, the mind with which a thing has been done, as, the quo animo with which the words were spoken may be shown... more

JURE, WRIT OF
Engl. law. The name of a writ commanding the defendant to show by what right he demands common of pasture in the land of the... more

QUIT RENT
A rent paid by the tenant of the freehold, by which he goes quit and free, that is, discharged from any other rent. 2... more

QUIT CLAIM
contracts. A release or acquittal of a man from all claims which the releasor has against him.... more

QUIT CLAIM
conveyancing. By the laws of Connecticut, it is the common practice there for the owner of land to execute a quit claim deed to a... more

QUID PRO QUO
This phrase signifies verbatim, what for what. It is applied to the consideration of a contract. See Co. Litt. 47, b, 7 Mann. &,... more

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