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The name of a coin. The rouble of Russia, as money of
account, is deemed and taken at the custom-house, to be of the value... more
crim. law. A disturbance of the peace by persons assembled
together with an intention to do a thing, which, if executed, would have made
them rioters,... more
pleadings. A technical word properly used in
indictments for a rout as descriptive of the offence. 2 Salk. 593.
In diploniatic language by this term is understood
the rights enjoyed by every empire or kingdom in Europe, by the pope, the grand
duchies of Germany,... more
That part of a tree or plant under ground from which it
draws most of its nourishment from the earth.
2. When the... more
A list of persons who are in their turn to perform
certain duties, required of them by law. Tytler , on Courts Mart. 93.
ROOD OF LAND
The fourth part of an acre.
ROLE D EQUIPAGE
The list of a ship s crew; the muster roll.
A schedule of parchment which may be turned up with the
hand in the form of a pipe or tube. Jacob, L. D. h. t.... more
A measure sixteen feet and a half long; a perch.
A kind of commission from a judge authorizing
and requesting a judge of another jurisdiction to examine a witness. Vide
A French word, which in that language signifies proud,
arrogant. In some of the ancient English statutes it means an idle, sturdy
beggar, which is its... more
civil law. A dispute; a quarrel. Dig. 48, 8, 17.
A common scold. (q. v.)
A passage through the country for the use of the people. 3
2. Roads are public or private. Public roads are... more
mar. law. A road is defined by Lord Hale to be an open
passage of the sea, which, from the situation of the adjacent land,... more
A disease among horses occasioned by the circumstance
of the neck of the windpipe being too narrow for accelerated respiration; the
disorder is frequently produced by... more
One who commits a robbery. One who feloniously and
forcibly takes goods or money to any value from the person of another by
violence or putting... more
crimes. The felonious and forcible taking from the
person of another, goods or money to any value, by violence or putting him in
fear. 4 Bl.... more
A natural collection of waters, arising from springs or
fountains, which flow in a bed or canal of considerable width and length,
towards the sea.