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The deductions and payments out of lands, annuities,
and the like, are called reprises, because they are taken back; when we speak
of the clear yearly... more
eccl. law. The propounding exceptions either
against facts, persons or things; as, to allege that certain deeds or
instruments have not been duly and lawfully executed;... more
To exhibit; to expose before the eyes: to
represent a thing is to produce it publicly. Dig. 10, 4, 2, 3.
insurances. A representation is a collateral
statement, either by writing not inserted in the policy, or by parol, of such
facts or circumstances relative to the... more
A form of government where the powers
of the sovereignty are delegated to a body of men, elected from time to time,
who exercise them for... more
One who represents or is in the place of
2. In legi4lation, it signifies one who has been elected a moraber of
legislation. A statement made by a committee to a
legislative assembly, of facts of which they were charged to inquire.
practice. A certificate to the court made by a master in
chancery, commissioner or other person appointed by the court, of the facts or
matters to... more
A person employed in making out and publishing the
history of cases decided by the court.
2. The act of congress of August... more
Law books, containing a statement of the facts and law
of each case which has been decided by the courts; they are generally the most
To re-deliver goods which have been distrained to the
original possessor of them, on his giving pledges in all action of replevin. It
signifies also the... more
One who makes a replication.
pleading. The plaintiff s answer to the defendant s
2. Replications will be considered, 1. With regard to their several
kinds. 2. To... more
; Eng. law. Officers of the exchequer, whose duty
it is to remind the lord treasurer and the justices of that court of such
things as are... more
A French word which literally means a surrendering or
returning a debt or duty.
2. It is frequently used in this sense in... more
civil law. A release.
2. The remission of the debt is either conventional, when it is
expressly granted to the debtor by a... more
To annul a fine or forfeiture.
2. This is generally done by the courts where they have a discretion by
law: as,... more
comm. law. Money sent by one merchant to another,
either in specie, bill of exchange, draft or otherwise.
contracts. A person to whom a remittance is made.
Story on Bailm. §75.
estates. To be placed back in possession.
2. When one having a right to lands is out of possession, and afterwards