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French law. Some, one, somebody. This Latin word is used to express an unknown person, or one who cannot be named.
2. A quidam is usually... more
In leases there are frequently covenants by which the lessor agrees that the lessee shall peaceably enjoy the premises leased, this is called a... more
Eng. law. A discharge, an acquittance.
2. It is an instrument by the clerk of the pipe, and auditors in the exchequer, as proof of their
A weight of one hundred pounds... more
Eng. law. The fifth call or last requisition of a defendant sued to outlawry.... more
QUICK WITH CHILD, or QUICKENING
med. jurisp. The motion of the foetus, when felt by the mother, is called quickening, and the mother is then said to be quick with... more
A slight difficulty raised without necessity or propriety, a cavil.
2. No justly eminent member of the bar will resort to a quibble in
his argument.... more
a anticipantia, writs of prevention.", Co. Litt. 100 and see 7 Bro. P. C. 12 5.
2. These writs are generally obsolete. In chancery, when it... more
pleadings. Because. This word is considered a term of affirmation. It is sufficiently direct and positive for introducing a material averment. 1 Saund. 117, n.... more
A name sometimes given to the English Statute of Westminster, 3, 13 Edw. I., c. 1, from its initial words. 2 Bl. Com. 91.... more
remedies. Who as well. When a statute imposes a penalty, for the doing or not doing an act, and gives that penalty in part to... more
QUESTOR or QUAESTOR
civil law. A name which was given to two distinct classes of Roman officers. One of which was called quaestores classici, and the other quaestores... more
practice. A point on which the parties are not agreed, and which is submitted to the decision of a judge and jury.
2. When the doubt... more
evidence. An interrogation put to a witness, requesting him to declare the truth of certain facts as far as he knows them.
2. Questions are either... more
This term is used in the civil law to denote that a thing is to be considered as purchased from the presumed consent of... more
civil law. A term used to designate that a person is in the use of the property of another, which the latter suffers and does... more
Among the Romans these were magistrates who had the care and inspection of roads. Dig. 1, 2, 3, 30.... more
estates. A wharf at which to load or land goods, sometimes spelled key.
2. In its enlarged sense the word quay, means the whole space between... more
QUE EST MESME
Which is the same. Vide Quce est eadem.... more
These words literally translated signify quem statum, or which estate. At common law, it is a plea by which a man prescribes in himself... more