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pleading, practice. When they may happen. When a de-fendant, executor, or administrator pleads plene administravit, the plaintiff may pray to have judgment of assets quando... more
The name of a magistrate of ancient Rome.... more
A sect of Christians.
2. Formerly they were much persecuted on account of their peaceable principles which forbade them to bear arms, and they were... more
Having the requisite qualities for a thing, as, to be president of the United States, the candidate must possess certain qualifications. See President of... more
This term is frequently used in law. A man hag a qualified property in animals ferae naturae, while they remain in his power, but,... more
estates. One which has a qualification subjoined to it, and which must be determined whenever the qualification annexed to it is at an end. A... more
A transfer of a bill of exchange or promissory note to an indorsee, without any liability to the indorser, the words usually employed for... more
persons. The state or condition of a person.
2. Two contrary qualities cannot be in the same person at the same time. Dig. 41, 10, 4.
pleading. That which distinguishes one thing from another of the same kind.
2. It is in general necessary, when the declaration alleges an injury to the... more
Rom. civ. law. A sort of commission (ad quaerendum) to inquire into some criminal matter given to a magistrate or citizen, who was called quaesitor... more
practice. A word frequently used to denote that an inquiry ought to be made of a doubtful thing. 2 Lill. Ab. 406.... more
QUAERENS NON INVENIT PLEGIUM,
practice. The plaintiff has not found pledge. The return made by the sheriff to a writ directed to him with this clause, namely, si... more
Having four parts, or divided into four parts, as, this indenture quadripartite made between A B, of the one part, C D, of the... more
A person who is descended from a white person, and another person who has an equal mixture of the European and African blood. 2 Bailey,... more
pleading. Formerly this word was used instead of surrebutter. 1 Bro. Civ. Law, 469, n.... more
QUAE EST EADEM,
pleading. Which is the same.
2. When the defendant in trespass justifies, that the trespass justified in the plea is the same as that complained... more
civil law. The fourth part of the whole. Hence the heir exquad rante, that is to say, the fourth-part of the whole.... more
In angular measures, a quadrant is equal to ninety degrees. Vide Measure.... more
Scotch law. The four years of a minor between his age of twenty-one and twenty-five years, are so called.
2. During this period he is permitted... more
One, who, without sufficient knowledge, study or previous preparation, and without the diploma of some college or university, undertakes to practice medicine or surgery,... more